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Recap 2020 | A look at India's battle against COVID-19

Updated : December 23, 2020 09:55 AM IST

There isn't a single event in recent history that has had a far-reaching impact as that of the coronavirus. While many feared that India would crumble to the unprecedented challenge, the country and its people have managed to hold ground amid the pandemic. Here is a look at India's battle against COVID-19.

There isn't a single event in recent history that has had a far-reaching impact as that of the coronavirus. While many feared that India would crumble to the unprecedented challenge, the country and its people have managed to hold ground amid the pandemic. Here is a look at India's battle against COVID-19. (Image: Reuters)
There isn't a single event in recent history that has had a far-reaching impact as that of the coronavirus. While many feared that India would crumble to the unprecedented challenge, the country and its people have managed to hold ground amid the pandemic. Here is a look at India's battle against COVID-19. (Image: Reuters)
A girl wearing a protective mask reacts as she is splashed with coloured water during Holi celebrations amid coronavirus precautions, in Chennai on March 10, 2020. (REUTERS/P. Ravikumar)
A girl wearing a protective mask reacts as she is splashed with coloured water during Holi celebrations amid coronavirus precautions, in Chennai on March 10, 2020. (REUTERS/P. Ravikumar)
A monkey crosses the road near India's Presidential Palace during a 14-hour long curfew to limit the spread of coronavirus in the country, New Delhi on March 22, 2020. (REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis)
A monkey crosses the road near India's Presidential Palace during a 14-hour long curfew to limit the spread of coronavirus in the country, New Delhi on March 22, 2020. (REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis)
Rajesh Babu, a police officer, wearing a helmet depicting coronavirus, requests a commuter to stay at home during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Chennai on March 28, 2020. (REUTERS//P. Ravikumar)
Rajesh Babu, a police officer, wearing a helmet depicting coronavirus, requests a commuter to stay at home during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Chennai on March 28, 2020. (REUTERS//P. Ravikumar)
Migrant workers crowd up outside a bus station as they wait to board buses to return to their villages during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ghaziabad, on March 28, 2020. (REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis)
Migrant workers crowd up outside a bus station as they wait to board buses to return to their villages during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ghaziabad, on March 28, 2020. (REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis)
A migrant worker, who works in a textile loom, rests inside a loom after it was shut due to the 21-day nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease, in Bhiwandi on the outskirts of Mumbai on  April 1, 2020. (REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas)
A migrant worker, who works in a textile loom, rests inside a loom after it was shut due to the 21-day nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease, in Bhiwandi on the outskirts of Mumbai on  April 1, 2020. (REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas)
People stand on their balconies and light candles and oil lamps after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to Indians to turn out their lights for nine minutes at 9 pm to mark the coronavirus fight, during a lockdown to slow the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad on April 5, 2020. (REUTERS/Amit Dave)
People stand on their balconies and light candles and oil lamps after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to Indians to turn out their lights for nine minutes at 9 pm to mark the coronavirus fight, during a lockdown to slow the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad on April 5, 2020. (REUTERS/Amit Dave)
People stand in a line, during a nationwide lockdown in India to slow the spread of COVID-19, in Dharavi, one of Asia's largest slums, during the coronavirus disease outbreak, in Mumbai on April 9, 2020. (REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas)
People stand in a line, during a nationwide lockdown in India to slow the spread of COVID-19, in Dharavi, one of Asia's largest slums, during the coronavirus disease outbreak, in Mumbai on April 9, 2020. (REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas)
People are seen inside a temporary quarantine centre, during an extended nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata on April 15, 2020. (REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri)
People are seen inside a temporary quarantine centre, during an extended nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata on April 15, 2020. (REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri)
A local resident dressed as Yamraj or Hindu god of death, wearing a novel coronavirus-themed balloon necklace, gestures as he poses during an awareness about social distancing and staying at home organised by Delhi police during a nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi on April 28, 2020. (REUTERS/Adnan Abidi)
A local resident dressed as Yamraj or Hindu god of death, wearing a novel coronavirus-themed balloon necklace, gestures as he poses during an awareness about social distancing and staying at home organised by Delhi police during a nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi on April 28, 2020. (REUTERS/Adnan Abidi)
Migrant workers, who were stranded in the western state of Gujarat due to a lockdown imposed by the government to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), sit inside a train as they leave for their home state of Uttar Pradesh, in Ahmedabad on May 2, 2020. (REUTERS/Amit Dave)
Migrant workers, who were stranded in the western state of Gujarat due to a lockdown imposed by the government to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), sit inside a train as they leave for their home state of Uttar Pradesh, in Ahmedabad on May 2, 2020. (REUTERS/Amit Dave)
Indian Navy's Chetak helicopter shower flower petals in the premises of a hospital as part of an event to show gratitude towards the frontline warriors fighting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Visakhapatnam on May 3, 2020. (REUTERS/R Narendra)
Indian Navy's Chetak helicopter shower flower petals in the premises of a hospital as part of an event to show gratitude towards the frontline warriors fighting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Visakhapatnam on May 3, 2020. (REUTERS/R Narendra)
Bollywood actor Sonu Sood waves while sending off migrants to their native places by buses, amid COVID-19 lockdown at Wadala,  Mumbai on May 23, 2020. (PTI Photo)
Bollywood actor Sonu Sood waves while sending off migrants to their native places by buses, amid COVID-19 lockdown at Wadala,  Mumbai on May 23, 2020. (PTI Photo)
People from other states trying to get back to their homes arrive to board trains at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai on May 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
People from other states trying to get back to their homes arrive to board trains at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai on May 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
A man is consoled by his relatives 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 on June 8, 2020. (REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui)
A man is consoled by his relatives 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 on June 8, 2020. (REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui)
Muslim boys read Koran and pray next to the grave of a relative who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a graveyard in New Delhi on June 28, 2020. (REUTERS/Adnan Abidi)
Muslim boys read Koran and pray next to the grave of a relative who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a graveyard in New Delhi on June 28, 2020. (REUTERS/Adnan Abidi)
A man wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) carries his three-month-old baby who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during his funeral at a graveyard, in New Delhi on September 16, 2020. (REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis)
A man wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) carries his three-month-old baby who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during his funeral at a graveyard, in New Delhi on September 16, 2020. (REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis)
A worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) sanitizes seats inside the Inox Leisure movie theatre ahead of its reopening, amidst the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Mumbai on October 13, 2020. (REUTERS/Niharika Kulkarni)
A worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) sanitizes seats inside the Inox Leisure movie theatre ahead of its reopening, amidst the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Mumbai on October 13, 2020. (REUTERS/Niharika Kulkarni)
Wife of a 57-year-old coronavirus disease (COVID-19) victim wails as she looks at the body of her husband before he is being taken for the cremation by the members of the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Sewa Dal, in New Delhi on November 26, 2020. (REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui)
Wife of a 57-year-old coronavirus disease (COVID-19) victim wails as she looks at the body of her husband before he is being taken for the cremation by the members of the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Sewa Dal, in New Delhi on November 26, 2020. (REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui)
Published : December 23, 2020 06:07 AM IST
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