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A man is consoled by his relative as he sees the body of his father, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), before his burial at a graveyard in New Delhi, India, April 16, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Rickshaw drivers hold oxygen cylinders outside a private refilling station, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A police officer tries to control a crowd outside a wine store after Delhi government ordered a six-day lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, amidst the spread of the disease in New Delhi, India April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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A man carrying vegetables stands in a queue outside a wine store to buy liquor after Delhi government ordered a six-day lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man carries liquor bottles as people queue outside a wine store after Delhi government ordered a six-day lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man expresses his gratitude to the owner of an oxygen cylinder filing station after he got a cylinder refilled for his relative who is suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India, April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) gets treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, amidst the spread of the disease in New Delhi, India April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People queue outside a wine store to buy liquor after Delhi government ordered a six-day lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Workers sit on a truck loaded with oxygen cylinders for a hospital outside a private filling station amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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People queue outside a wine store to buy liquor after Delhi government ordered a six-day lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man carries a filled oxygen cylinder to load into a truck for a hospital outside a private refilling station, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man carries an empty oxygen cylinder to get it refilled at a private refilling station, for his relative who is suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India, April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Updated 20 April 2021

Delhi locks down as COVID chokes Indian health system

Delhi locks down as COVID chokes Indian health system

India's capital region orders a six-day lockdown as daily COVID cases nationwide hit a new record and the health system crumbled under the weight of new infections.