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The nationwide lockdown was imposed from March 25 for 21 days, with residents permitted to leave their homes only for essential services such as buying groceries and medicine.But the number of cases has continued to rise, with officials blaming a large religious gathering in March where thousands of people congregated for at least 30 percent of patients.
On Wednesday numerous neighborhoods and hot spots in Uttar Pradash and Delhi were set to be sealed off, with locals barred from leaving their homes and authorities promising to deliver food and other essential items to their doorsteps.A favela in Brazil Photos: ICBrazil's health minister said on Wednesday that authorities should hold talks with drug gangs and militia groups in impoverished favela neighborhoods on how to fight against the noval coronavirus.
Brazil, the country hardest hit by the pandemic in Latin America, is bracing for potential devastation if big outbreaks erupt in its favelas, crowded neighborhoods that often lack basic sanitation and health care infrastructure.Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta said the government had to be realistic about who holds power in many such neighborhoods.
"We have to understand that these are areas where the state is often absent and the ones in charge are drug traffickers and militia groups," he told a news conference.
He said the authorities had just launched a pilot project in one favela on managing coronavirus risk, but did not say where.An estimated 11.5 million Brazilians live in favelas, around six percent of the population.
They are frequent scenes of street battles between armed gangs and police.Mandetta advocates strict social distancing measures to contain the virus, in line with World Health Organization recommendations.
He has clashed with his boss, far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, who argues that closing businesses and telling people to stay home is unnecessarily damaging the economy.The US is set for another jarring look at how badly the coronavirus has marred the economy when new weekly jobless benefit claim data was released on Thursday.