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‘Who’ll come now?’: Covid-19 hotspot London no longer holiday choice of Indians

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‘Who’ll come now?’: Covid-19 hotspot London no longer holiday choice of Indians

Ever since IT expert Deepak Joshi moved to London in early 2014, guests have flocked to his flat, particularly this time of the year, when sunny and warm weather beckons the Indian elite and others in droves – but not now. Joshi was expecting at least three confirmed visits over the summer from friends in Delhi, Guwahati, Indore and Goa, but all have cancelled. “Ab kaun ayega yahan (who will come now). London as you know has the largest number of cases in the UK”, he says despairingly. The bigger picture of nearly 9,000 deaths and tens of thousands of cases in UK hospitals is played out at the micro level in individual stories of frustration, adjustments in everyday life, cancellations, and strategies to dodge others in supermarkets and queues

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