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India lifts lockdown measures despite COVID-19 surge

Malls, restaurants and places of worship have reopened although there are more than a quarter of a million cases and more than 7,000 people have reportedly died.

The number of reported cases of coronavirus worldwide has topped seven million.

In India, malls, restaurants and places of worship have re-opened despite a surge in new infections.

There are more than a quarter of a million cases and over 7,000 people are reported to have died.

Al Jazeera’s Elizabeth Puranam reports from New Delhi.