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Malls, places of worship reopen in India, but the people aren’t so sure

The move aims to ease economic woes, but the public’s response has been tentative and some cities maintain caution

AFP

Malls and temples opened across India on Monday after a 10-week lockdown, despite a record daily rise in new cases and predictions that the epidemic will worsen.

The government has eased restrictions in a bid to ease the devastating blow to the economy dealt by the coronavirus.

But the number of new cases rose by 9,983 to 256,611, according to government figures announced on Monday, putting the country of 1.3 billion on course to quickly overtake Britain and Spain among nations with the highest number of infections...

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