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Photos: How countries are edging out of COVID-19 lockdown

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 44: Spectators maintain social distancing rules as they attend an opera at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, on May 26, 2020, after a two-month closure aimed at stemming the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus. -  (Photo by DENIS LOVROVIC / AFP) (Photo by DENIS LOVROVIC/AFP via Getty Images)

Even as the world continues to battle the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, several countries, where the daily growth of new infections has reduced, are beginning to take tentative steps to ease lockdown measures in order to allow citizens to move freely for the first time in weeks and to revive the economy. Click through to take a look at photos showing how countries are slowly and cautiously trying to return to normalcy.

(Pictured) Spectators maintain social distancing rules as they attend an opera at the Croatian National Theatre, which opened after two months, in Zagreb, Croatia, on May 26, 2020.

Note: Steps taken by countries to put the lockdown into reverse are subject to change/modifications. The slideshow is updated as of May 31.

© Denis Lovrovic/AFP via Getty Images
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