The number of coronavirus cases in India has surged past 1 lakh and infections are now on the rise in the home states of the migrant workers who left cities and towns during the nationwide lockdown.
A man wearing a mask walks past a cafe frequented by tourists currently remaining closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Kochi. (AP Photo/R S Iyer)
A group of auto-rickshaw drivers clean a facility installed by them for commuters to wash their hands as part of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Kochi. (AP Photo/R S Iyer)
Auto-rickshaw drivers wearing masks wait for customers on the day their services resumed in Kochi. (AP Photo/R S Iyer)
Children wait with their family members outside a railway station to return to their home states in Mumbai. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
A village woman walks through a bamboo bridge carrying a load of vegetables in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
People from other states trying to get back to their homes arrive to board trains at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)