People coming out of their houses in Usmanpura area of Ahmedabad | ThePrint Photo | Soniya Agrawal
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Ahmedabad: In Gujarat’s worst-affected city of Ahmedabad, life is slowly coming back to normal as lockdown restrictions are being eased nationwide. Shops and businesses have opened and people can be seen on the roads. Many were also seen flouting precautionary rules by not wearing masks or maintaining social distancing.

The number of patients being brought to hospitals, however, is still on the rise.

ThePrint’s Soniya Agrawal and Swagata Yadavar travelled across the city to capture some of its recent developments.

More and more citizens have started coming out of their homes. While some were seen not wearing masks, many others took precautions | ThePrint Photo | Soniya Agrawal
A family in Naroda Patia. The children, aged 4 and 5, lost their father allegedly due to unavailability of beds for Covid-19 suspects | ThePrint Photo | Soniya Agrawal
Relatives of Covid-19 patients rest in a camp set up for them in Ahmedabad’s Civil Hospital | ThePrint Hospital | Soniya Agrawal
An Ayush doctor at Dhanvantri Rath in Dudheswar area of Ahmedabad screens a man for fever | ThePrint Photo | Soniya Agrawal
Two Jain monks start their journey towards Kalol after the city relaxed restrictions on movement | ThePrint Photo | Soniya Agrawal

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