COVID-19 Pandemic: India's Battle Against Deadly Coronavirus - In Pics

India | PTI | March 17, 2020, 8:40 am
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 The coronavirus pandemic, which has killed over 7,000 people and infected more than 1.7 lakh worldwide, is invoking measures by various governments to contain its spread. India, which has had 125 confirmed cases and two deaths due to the disease, is also doing the same. Take a look at the pictures... <br /> <br />A medic conducts screening of a patient as part of a precautionary measure for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, at a government-run hospital in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)
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The coronavirus pandemic, which has killed over 7,000 people and infected more than 1.7 lakh worldwide, is invoking measures by various governments to contain its spread. India, which has had 125 confirmed cases and two deaths due to the disease, is also doing the same. Take a look at the pictures...

A medic conducts screening of a patient as part of a precautionary measure for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, at a government-run hospital in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Indonesian tourists with Covid-19 symptoms get down from an ambulance at the Government Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)
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Indonesian tourists with Covid-19 symptoms get down from an ambulance at the Government Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 A security official checks the temperature of a visitor as a precaution against the new coronavirus at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A security official checks the temperature of a visitor as a precaution against the new coronavirus at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Municipal workers fumigate an area as a precautionary measure against the spread of new coronavirus in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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Municipal workers fumigate an area as a precautionary measure against the spread of new coronavirus in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 A man checks the temperature of a visitor as a precaution against the new coronavirus at the entrance of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation building in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)
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A man checks the temperature of a visitor as a precaution against the new coronavirus at the entrance of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation building in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 Health workers spray disinfectants as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in a residential area in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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Health workers spray disinfectants as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in a residential area in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 A Jammu Municipal Corporation staff sprays disinfectant as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 outside a shopping mall in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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A Jammu Municipal Corporation staff sprays disinfectant as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 outside a shopping mall in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 A Delhi Transport Corporation worker disinfects a passenger bus as a precaution against COVID-19 in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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A Delhi Transport Corporation worker disinfects a passenger bus as a precaution against COVID-19 in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 A girl has her temperature checked as a precaution against COVID-19 at a free screening camp at a government run homeopathic hospital in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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A girl has her temperature checked as a precaution against COVID-19 at a free screening camp at a government run homeopathic hospital in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 A man is brought on a stretcher for screening at the special clinic set up for suspected COVID-19 patients at Kasturba hospital in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A man is brought on a stretcher for screening at the special clinic set up for suspected COVID-19 patients at Kasturba hospital in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People ride two wheelers through smoke as municipal workers fumigate an area as a precautionary measure against the spread of new coronavirus in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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People ride two wheelers through smoke as municipal workers fumigate an area as a precautionary measure against the spread of new coronavirus in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 A student demonstrates how to wash hands during an awareness campaign about coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a school in Chennai. (Image: AP)
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A student demonstrates how to wash hands during an awareness campaign about coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a school in Chennai. (Image: AP)

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 Indonesian tourists with Covid-19 symptoms get down from an ambulance at the Government Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)
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Indonesian tourists with Covid-19 symptoms get down from an ambulance at the Government Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 Workers disinfect the gates as a precaution against COVID-19 at a metro station in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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Workers disinfect the gates as a precaution against COVID-19 at a metro station in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 A health worker sprays disinfects inside a state passenger bus as a precaution against COVID-19 in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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A health worker sprays disinfects inside a state passenger bus as a precaution against COVID-19 in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 A member of hotel staff wearing a facemask amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, checks the temperature of South Africa's cricket player Faf du Plessis, upon his arrival at a hotel in Kolkata. (Image: AFP)
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A member of hotel staff wearing a facemask amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, checks the temperature of South Africa's cricket player Faf du Plessis, upon his arrival at a hotel in Kolkata. (Image: AFP)

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 Medics take samples from a patient in the isolation ward of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) in Patna. (Image: PTI)
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Medics take samples from a patient in the isolation ward of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) in Patna. (Image: PTI)

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 Medical students wearing masks as a precaution against the new coronavirus stand at the government medical college hospital in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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Medical students wearing masks as a precaution against the new coronavirus stand at the government medical college hospital in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 Children wearing face masks amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus, wait for their school bus unaware that public gatherings and schools are shut following a late-night state government order, at a village in Kannauj, in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh. (Image: AP)
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Children wearing face masks amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus, wait for their school bus unaware that public gatherings and schools are shut following a late-night state government order, at a village in Kannauj, in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh. (Image: AP)

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 Nurses wearing masks walk outside a special ward set aside for possible COVID-19 patients, in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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Nurses wearing masks walk outside a special ward set aside for possible COVID-19 patients, in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Health workers spray disinfectants as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in a residential area in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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Health workers spray disinfectants as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in a residential area in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 A medical officer demonstrates the effective use of hand sanitizer during an awareness campaign against a new virus at a train station in Bangaluru. (Image: AP)
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A medical officer demonstrates the effective use of hand sanitizer during an awareness campaign against a new virus at a train station in Bangaluru. (Image: AP)

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 A Jammu Municipal Corporation staff sprays disinfectant as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 outside a shopping mall in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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A Jammu Municipal Corporation staff sprays disinfectant as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 outside a shopping mall in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 Srinagar Municipal Corporation staff arrive to spray disinfectants as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 around Jamia Masjid or Grand Mosque in Srinagar. (Image: AP)
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Srinagar Municipal Corporation staff arrive to spray disinfectants as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 around Jamia Masjid or Grand Mosque in Srinagar. (Image: AP)

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 A worker disinfects the railings as a precaution against COVID-19 at a metro station in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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A worker disinfects the railings as a precaution against COVID-19 at a metro station in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Security personnel check the body temperature of a visitor amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, at the Parliament House in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)
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Security personnel check the body temperature of a visitor amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, at the Parliament House in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)

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 A doctor in a protective suit sits outside an isolation ward for COVID-19 patients at a Hospital in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)
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A doctor in a protective suit sits outside an isolation ward for COVID-19 patients at a Hospital in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 A man wearing a mask sells mask to a woman at a chemist store outside a hospital in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A man wearing a mask sells mask to a woman at a chemist store outside a hospital in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A policeman looks out from a tent at an isolation ward set up for possible COVID-19 patients in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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A policeman looks out from a tent at an isolation ward set up for possible COVID-19 patients in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 A motorcyclist drives through smoke caused after Jammu Municipal Corporation staff sprayed disinfectants as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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A motorcyclist drives through smoke caused after Jammu Municipal Corporation staff sprayed disinfectants as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 A conductor of a state transport bus distributes free masks to passengers to prevent the spreading of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Hubballi district. (Image: PTI)
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A conductor of a state transport bus distributes free masks to passengers to prevent the spreading of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Hubballi district. (Image: PTI)

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 A man is brought in an ambulance for screening at the special clinic set up for suspected COVID-19 patients at Kasturba hospital in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A man is brought in an ambulance for screening at the special clinic set up for suspected COVID-19 patients at Kasturba hospital in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A volunteer distributes hand sanitizer to visitors as a precaution against the new coronavirus stand at the government medical college hospital in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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A volunteer distributes hand sanitizer to visitors as a precaution against the new coronavirus stand at the government medical college hospital in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 A worker disinfects the gates as a precaution against COVID-19 at a metro station in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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A worker disinfects the gates as a precaution against COVID-19 at a metro station in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 A motorcyclist drives through smoke caused after Jammu Municipal Corporation staff sprayed disinfectants as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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A motorcyclist drives through smoke caused after Jammu Municipal Corporation staff sprayed disinfectants as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 Health workers spray disinfectants as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in a residential area in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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Health workers spray disinfectants as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in a residential area in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 A view of a closed cinema hall in view of novel coronavirus pandemic in Thane. (Image: PTI)
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A view of a closed cinema hall in view of novel coronavirus pandemic in Thane. (Image: PTI)

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 Security personnel wearing protective masks stand guard outside a closed shopping mall as a precautionary measure against the novel coronavirus, in Jammu. (Image: PTI)
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Security personnel wearing protective masks stand guard outside a closed shopping mall as a precautionary measure against the novel coronavirus, in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

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 A health worker checks the temperature of a Central Industrial Security Force personnel amid concerns of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, at the entrance of the Wings India 2020 international exhibition at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad. (Image: AFP)
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A health worker checks the temperature of a Central Industrial Security Force personnel amid concerns of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, at the entrance of the Wings India 2020 international exhibition at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad. (Image: AFP)

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 Family members of a patient undergoing tests for COVID-19, stand outside an isolation ward at Patna Medical College and Hospital in Patna. (Image: PTI)
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Family members of a patient undergoing tests for COVID-19, stand outside an isolation ward at Patna Medical College and Hospital in Patna. (Image: PTI)

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 Workers clean the walls of a metro staircase to prevent the spread of coronavirus in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)
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Workers clean the walls of a metro staircase to prevent the spread of coronavirus in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Municipal workers fumigate an area as a precautionary measure against the spread of new coronavirus in Jammu. (Image: AP)
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Municipal workers fumigate an area as a precautionary measure against the spread of new coronavirus in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 Medics screen tourists in view of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, at Junagarh fort in Bikaner. (Image: PTI)
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Medics screen tourists in view of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, at Junagarh fort in Bikaner. (Image: PTI)

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 Workers swab Jammu–Delhi Rajdhani Express train in the wake of coronavirus pandemic at Jammu Railway station. (Image: PTI)
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Workers swab Jammu–Delhi Rajdhani Express train in the wake of coronavirus pandemic at Jammu Railway station. (Image: PTI)

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 Medics on duty at an isolation ward in the wake of coronavirus (COVID 19), at Railway Hospital, in Prayagraj. (Image: PTI)
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Medics on duty at an isolation ward in the wake of coronavirus (COVID 19), at Railway Hospital, in Prayagraj. (Image: PTI)

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 A patient and his attendant wait at a Corona virus help desk at the Government Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)
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A patient and his attendant wait at a Corona virus help desk at the Government Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 A health official takes a thermal screening test of the passengers at Bengaluru City Railway Station in the wake of coronavirus(COVID-19) pandemic, in Bengaluru. (Image: AP)
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A health official takes a thermal screening test of the passengers at Bengaluru City Railway Station in the wake of coronavirus(COVID-19) pandemic, in Bengaluru. (Image: AP)

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 A worker disinfects a police bus as a precaution against COVID-19 in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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A worker disinfects a police bus as a precaution against COVID-19 in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Students wearing facemasks amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, takes selfies as they arrive for the All India Inter-University Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship at the Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar. (Image: AFP)
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Students wearing facemasks amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, takes selfies as they arrive for the All India Inter-University Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship at the Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar. (Image: AFP)

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 Medics interact with a patient at a help desk, set- up in view of coronavirus pandemic, at Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad. (Image: PTI)
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Medics interact with a patient at a help desk, set- up in view of coronavirus pandemic, at Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad. (Image: PTI)

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 A worker cleans hand railings at a pink line metro station to prevent the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)
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A worker cleans hand railings at a pink line metro station to prevent the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Devotees perform rituals during a prayer for the speedy recovery of people affected by COVID-19 coronavirus, in Amritsar. (Image: AFP)
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Devotees perform rituals during a prayer for the speedy recovery of people affected by COVID-19 coronavirus, in Amritsar. (Image: AFP)

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 Inmates of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Central Jail wear protective masks in wake of coronavirus pandemic as they stitch face masks inside the jail, in Jabalpur. (Image: PTI)
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Inmates of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Central Jail wear protective masks in wake of coronavirus pandemic as they stitch face masks inside the jail, in Jabalpur. (Image: PTI)

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 Railway workers disinfect a coach of Patna- Delhi Rajadhani Express in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna. (Image: PTI)
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Railway workers disinfect a coach of Patna- Delhi Rajadhani Express in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna. (Image: PTI)

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 Medics take samples of a patient kept in the isolation ward of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), in Patna. (Image: PTI)
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Medics take samples of a patient kept in the isolation ward of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), in Patna. (Image: PTI)

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 Security guards check bags and offers hand sanitizer to the visitors as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in an almost empty shopping mall in Kolkata. (Image: AP)
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Security guards check bags and offers hand sanitizer to the visitors as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in an almost empty shopping mall in Kolkata. (Image: AP)

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 A worker wearing a protective suit sprays disinfectant at a railway station in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi. (Image: PTI)
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A worker wearing a protective suit sprays disinfectant at a railway station in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi. (Image: PTI)

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 A hospital worker burns clothes used by doctors and patients in view of coronavirus pandemic near an isolation ward, in Hyderabad. (Image: PTI)
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A hospital worker burns clothes used by doctors and patients in view of coronavirus pandemic near an isolation ward, in Hyderabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Railway worker disinfects Delhi –Jammu Rajdhani Express train in wake of coronavirus pandemic at New Delhi Railway Station. (Image: PTI)
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Railway worker disinfects Delhi –Jammu Rajdhani Express train in wake of coronavirus pandemic at New Delhi Railway Station. (Image: PTI)

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 Railway workers disinfect the coaches of Delhi –Jammu Rajdhani Express train in wake of coronavirus pandemic at New Delhi Railway Station. (Image: PTI)
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Railway workers disinfect the coaches of Delhi –Jammu Rajdhani Express train in wake of coronavirus pandemic at New Delhi Railway Station. (Image: PTI)

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 Medics wearing protective suits are seen inside an isolation ward, set up in view of coronavirus pandemic, at Government General Hospital in Vijayawada. (Image: PTI)
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Medics wearing protective suits are seen inside an isolation ward, set up in view of coronavirus pandemic, at Government General Hospital in Vijayawada. (Image: PTI)

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 Officials distribute sanitizers to bus passengers in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at a bus station in Surat. (Image: PTI)
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Officials distribute sanitizers to bus passengers in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at a bus station in Surat. (Image: PTI)

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 A boy wears a face mask amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus, waits for his school bus unaware that public gatherings and schools are shut following late-night state government order, at a village in Kannauj, in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh. (Image: AP)
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A boy wears a face mask amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus, waits for his school bus unaware that public gatherings and schools are shut following late-night state government order, at a village in Kannauj, in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh. (Image: AP)

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 Thermal screening of visitors being conducted in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at the entrance of Parliament House, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)
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Thermal screening of visitors being conducted in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at the entrance of Parliament House, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Cleaning staff members spray disinfectant on railings in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at the entrance gate of Alipore Zoological Garden, in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)
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Cleaning staff members spray disinfectant on railings in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at the entrance gate of Alipore Zoological Garden, in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

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 Thermal screening of visitors being conducted in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at the entrance of Allahabad High Court, in Prayagraj. (Image: PTI)
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Thermal screening of visitors being conducted in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at the entrance of Allahabad High Court, in Prayagraj. (Image: PTI)

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 People wear masks to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati. (Image: PTI)
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People wear masks to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati. (Image: PTI)

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 Security personnel pump sanitizer on hands of visitors in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at the entrance of a shopping mall, in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)
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Security personnel pump sanitizer on hands of visitors in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at the entrance of a shopping mall, in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

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 A priest wearing a protective mask is seen inside a Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A priest wearing a protective mask is seen inside a Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A volunteer distributes masks to people in the wake of deadly coronavirus, outside Shalamar Hospital in Jammu. (Image: PTI)
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A volunteer distributes masks to people in the wake of deadly coronavirus, outside Shalamar Hospital in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

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 Security personnel use thermal screening devices on visitors to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic, at BSE Building in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)
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Security personnel use thermal screening devices on visitors to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic, at BSE Building in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Medics screen patients as part of a precautionary measure for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, at a government-run hospital in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)
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Medics screen patients as part of a precautionary measure for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, at a government-run hospital in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Passengers wearing facemasks amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, walk inside the airport in Goa. (Image: AFP)
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Passengers wearing facemasks amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, walk inside the airport in Goa. (Image: AFP)

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 A woman has her temperature checked as a precaution against COVID-19 at a free screening camp at a government run homeopathic hospital in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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A woman has her temperature checked as a precaution against COVID-19 at a free screening camp at a government run homeopathic hospital in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Workers make face masks which are in demand to prevent COVID-19 at a manufacturing unit in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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Workers make face masks which are in demand to prevent COVID-19 at a manufacturing unit in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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