India re-opens major cities as new COVID-19 infections hit 2-mth low

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By Neha Arora and Shilpa Jamkhandikar NEW DELHI (Reuters) -Key Indian cities re-opened for business on Monday, with long queues for buses in the financial hub of Mumbai while traffic returned to the roads of New Delhi after a devastating second wave of coronavirus that killed hundreds of thousands. The 100,636 new infections of the past 24 hours were the lowest in the world’s second most populous nation since April 6, and well off last month’s peaks of more than 400,000, allowing authorities to re-open parts of the economy. “We have to save ourselves from infection but also bring the economy b…

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