Frontline workers are risking their lives everyday in India amid the pandemic

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From dealing with the risk of virus exposure, working for long hours...

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...to fighting social stigma, frontline workers are facing challenges everyday

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To thank these frontline workers and express gratitude, Pluc Tv has launched an AR filter on Instagram

Here are the some of the frontline workers we are thankful for:

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Doctors

Doctors have been working round the clock to ensure that patients get the best medical care. Apart from risk of infection, they are dealing with social stigma and even assault.

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Nurses

They are working in the forefront and are managing patient screenings, placement as well the care of patients in the COVID zone

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ASHA workers

They risk their lives every day to serve their community and are charged with door-to-door surveys and educating people about necessary precautions

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Sanitation workers

From handling medical and contaminated waste to household waste, sanitation workers are at a direct risk of getting infected with coronavirus

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Police

Their current duties during the pandemic are unpredictable, most demanding while being at a risk of contracting the virus

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Delivery executives

These frontline workers have been delivering essentials everyday while being at a risk of contracting the virus

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Aanganwadi workers

Anganwadi workers play a critical role in promoting healthy practices, providing on-ground support, and spreading awareness about COVID-19 to communities

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Guards

For them, the COVID-19 lockdown has made work both harder and riskier

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Ambulance drivers

For ambulance drivers, its been a tough time. From long work shifts to testing positive for COVID 19, it's been a challenging time for them

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Kirana stores

During the pandemic, Kirana stores have stood tall and they ensured that every household gets their daily essentials

Teachers

Teachers have been taking online classes during COVID-19. According to reports, over2.7 million teachers in India are untrained to deal with the altered

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Journalists

Journalists and media persons are required to leave their home to report in difficult circumstances while risking their lives

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It is important for everybody to support our frontline workers and thank them for their selfless service during this tough time

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