The unsung heroes at the frontlines of the Coronavirus battle

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Pandemic problems
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Pandemic problems

by hundreds of people still working. Here are the people working to ensure the country is kept running smoothly, even in lockdown.

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Medical professionals
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Medical professionals

The need of the hour - doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers and all hospital support staff are working double shifts, round the clock to ensure nobody is left wanting for medical attention.

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Bank employees
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Bank employees

As they say, money makes the world round and to keep people’s money accessible to them banks are running, albeit with skeletal staff - enough to ensure we have cash in this crisis.

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Sanitation workers
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Sanitation workers

To ensure that the spread of the virus is curbed, the country needs to be kept clean which is done by cleaners and garbage disposal workers - who are still running, some even without protective gear.

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Delivery executives
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Delivery executives

Hundreds of the people locked inside their houses can barely cook, which makes services like Swiggy and Zomato the need of the hour and their delivery executives an essential cog in keeping the public fed.

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Groceries
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Groceries

The people who can cook still need supplies to do it, which grocery store workers around the country are ensuring, despite massive crowds and hoarding, grocery store workers are keeping up.

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Pharmacies
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Pharmacies

People can’t beat covid-19 if they can’t keep a check on their existing conditions, which pharmacy workers are ensuring by keeping a supply of medicines running.

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