Migrant workers arriving from neighbouring states queue for Covid-19 testing in New Delhi. Photo: BloombergMigrant workers arriving from neighbouring states queue for Covid-19 testing in New Delhi. Photo: Bloomberg
Migrant workers arriving from neighbouring states queue for Covid-19 testing in New Delhi. Photo: Bloomberg

India coronavirus: migrant workers returning to cities confront grim reality of lockdown

  • India is approaching 3 million coronavirus infections. Accordingly, local and regional governments have been reluctant to allow normal business to resume
  • It means many workers face a dire choice between life in their villages and hometowns where there are few jobs and eking out an income in bigger cities

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Migrant workers arriving from neighbouring states queue for Covid-19 testing in New Delhi. Photo: BloombergMigrant workers arriving from neighbouring states queue for Covid-19 testing in New Delhi. Photo: Bloomberg
Migrant workers arriving from neighbouring states queue for Covid-19 testing in New Delhi. Photo: Bloomberg
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