In pictures: Markets teem as Pakistan's lockdown eases despite infection surge

There are at least 32,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in country


Reuters/AFP May 12, 2020
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Markets across Pakistan were teeming on Monday after opening up for the first time in over a month as the country began to lift its lockdown despite a rise in the rate of coronavirus infections.

People shop from stalls in a market. PHOTO: REUTERS People shop from stalls in a market. PHOTO: REUTERS

A general view of a road traffic and the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) building in the background, after Pakistan started easing the lockdown as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Karachi, Pakistan May 11, 2020. REUTERS A general view of a road traffic and the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) PHOTO: REUTERS

Barbers give haircuts to customers after the government eased the nationwide lockdown imposed as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Rawalpindi on May 11, 2020. (Photo by Farooq NAEEM / AFP) Barbers give haircuts to customers after the government eased the nationwide lockdown. PHOTO: AFP

Women and children shop from a stall in a market, after Pakistan started easing the lockdown as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Karachi, Pakistan May 11, 2020. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro Women and children shop from a stall in a market, after Pakistan started easing the lockdown. PHOTO: REUTERS

A shopkeeper waits for customers in a market after the government eased the nationwide lockdown imposed as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Lahore on May 11, 2020. (Photo by ARIF ALI / AFP) A shopkeeper waits for customers in a market. PHOTO: AFP

Women queue to enter a clothing store after the government eased the nationwide lockdown imposed as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Rawalpindi on May 11, 2020. (Photo by Farooq NAEEM / AFP) Women queue to enter a clothing store after the government eased the nationwide lockdown. PHOTO: AFP

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People gather as they wait for the reopening of shops in Lahore on Saturday. AFP People gather as they wait for the reopening of shops in Lahore.PHOTO :AFP

People shop for shoes near stall after the government eased the nationwide lockdown imposed as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Quetta on May 9, 2020. (Photo by Banaras KHAN / AFP) People shop for shoes near stall after the government eased the nationwide lockdown in Quetta. PHOTO: AFP

Women shop at a market after the government eased the lockdown imposed as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Rawalpindi on May 9, 2020. (Photo by Farooq NAEEM / AFP) Women shop at a market after the government eased the lockdown  in Rawalpindi. PHOTO: AFP

 

 

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Xavier | 9 months ago | Reply WE can also see many without masks on . it should be made compulsory in public places.
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