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Lockdowns reimposed in parts of India amid COVID-19 surge

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Srinagar/Kolkata, Jul 23 (EFE/EPA).- Several regions in India imposed fresh restriction on Thursday to stem the rapidly aggravating Covid-19 pandemic as the country struggles with a nationwide tally of infections crossing the 1.2-million mark and fatalities nearing 30,000.While most of the infections have been reported from bigger states like Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh with very high caseloads, the surge has also gripped the relatively smaller states with a significantly large number of cases recorded in the last couple of weeks.India now has the third-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world, after the United States (4.1 million) and Brazil (2.2 million). (Camera: FAROOQ KHAN/PIYAL ADHIKARY).SHOT LIST: THE 'RED ZONE' DISTRICTS IN SRINAGAR, KASHMIR, AND HEALTH WORKERS DISINFECT STREETS AND RESTAURANTS IN KOLKATA, INDIA.

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