Life After Lockdown


Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation resumed its operations last week with passengers made to follow social distancing on the buses as this one in Vijayawada. (Photo: IANS)



Custodians and officials gather before the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in Mecca to attend the prayers of Eid al-Fitr on Sunday. Tens of thousands of worshipers normally would have attended but for the restrictions due to Covid-19. (Photo courtesy AFP)



The giant mechanical elephant in the tourist attraction of Nantes in France, has roared back to life after the lockdown. 39 ft X 26 ft and made from 45 tons of wood and steel, the mechanical elephant can take two score passengers for a 45-minute walk.







What social distancing! Hundreds of funlovers thronged a Memorial Day weekend pool party at the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri on S. The CNN video went viral, as it captured the conflict between the desire to get back to normal quickly and the perils of doing so as the corona cases number is still ticking up.



New Delhi police officers provide hand sanitizer to a homeless man. (Photo: HT)



London-based designer Paul Cocksedge’s ‘Here Comes the Sun’ rug would allow people to “socialize safely and confidently” outdoors as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions are being lifted.

Images courtesy of IANS, thesatimes | Welcome to The South Asian Times, Parveen Chopra and Hindustan Times/Sipa USA/Newscom

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