India lockdown amid coronavirus COVID-19 scare: Day 12 in pics

Apr 05, 2020, 15:35 PM IST
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The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in the country climbed to 3,374 on Sunday while the death toll rose to 77, according to Union Health Ministry data. While the number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 3,030, as many as 266 people were either cured of the disease and discharged, and one had migrated, the health ministry data said.

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Police patrolling takes place during the lockdown in Odisha capital city Bhubaneswar.

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Bhubaneswar Police review the situation and implementation of lockdown in the city.  

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Bhubaneswar streets wear a deserted look as a team of police patrol during the lockdown in the city.

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Deserted lool of Bhubaneswar street.

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Masked volunteers can be seen distributing diyas among poor people as Prime Minister Narendra Modi has requested the citizens to turn off lights at their home for nine minutes at 9 pm on April 5 and light a candle or a diya to mark the country's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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People wait in a queue while maintaining social distancing to collect diyas, to be lit at 9 pm tonight. 

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JD(U) leader Rajiv Ranjan prepares for PM Narendra Modi'call to lit a few diyas and candles at 9 pm on April 5. 

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Volunteers distribute diyas to people as the Prime Minister has appealed the citizens to light those at 9 pm on April 5.

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Field day for labourers in Noida

Labourers play cricket near their work site during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pademic, in Noida. (PTI Photo)

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Vegetable market in Mathura

People buy vegetables at a market during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Mathura. (PTI Photo)

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People throng to a market to buy essentials during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Thane. (PTI Photo)

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Homeless people stand in queue in Vijaywada

Homeless people stand in a queue to receive food during the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic, in Vijayawada. (PTI photo)

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Water being sprinkled near Red Fort

A municipal corporation tanker sprinkles water near the Red Fort as part of sanitization works during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)

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