India rail network reopens with social distancing rules

India’s prime minister has announced an economic package worth $270bn to help farmers, small businesses and migrant workers hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Restrictions are easing despite the biggest single-day increase in infections.
The country has also resumed services on parts of its vast railway network, which is one of the largest in the world.
That is after a seven-week shutdown which left millions of passengers stranded.
Al Jazeera’s Elizabeth Puranam reports from New Delhi, India.

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