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Coronavirus and lockdown hit India's poor especially hard - DW News.

While the number of COVID-19 deaths and infections in India has so far remained relatively low, despite the enormous billion-plus population. Authorities say they are ramping up testing, as the capital Delhi and financial hub Mumbai emerge as hotspots. And Prime Minister Narendra Modi is under pressure to extend a nationwide lockdown due to end next week. But the coronavirus and the lockdown that is meant to contain it have placed India's poor between a rock and a hard place.

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