The Covid-19 situation may have rapidly deteriorated in New Delhi with the positivity rate at 32 percent, the highest-ever in the capital. Which would make this scene at Delhi’s Sadar Bazar—just before the weekend lockdown—an unbelievable sight. How would one explain away the easygoing attitude to social distancing and masking? Is it an ease born of knowing that there are no outsiders among us? Or is it a nonchalance from not knowing the value of our own lives?