With most states recording a drop in Covid cases and deaths, restrictions put in place to break the chain of transmission are being gradually lifted. Most states/UTs imposed lockdown-like restrictions in May of this year amid a sharp surge in cases of infection. Businesses in two of India’s largest cities, New Delhi and Mumbai, are reopening as part of a phased easing of lockdown measures. However, visuals of crowded markets have surfaced showing COVID-appropriate behaviour not being followed by many people, like wearing masks or maintaining social distance.