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Coronavirus in Photos: Empty Public Spaces, Masked Selfies, Muted Panic Unites World

Coronavirus in Photos: Empty Public Spaces, Masked Selfies, Muted Panic Unites World

With 1,25,048 global cases, 4,613 deaths and 117 countries affected, the novel coronavirus, or also known as COVID-19, has created much uproar across the globe.

After nearly two months since the SARS-CoV-2 was detected, the World Health Organization (WHO) labelled the coronavirus outbreak a ‘pandemic’ on March 11, 2020.

From images of extreme sanitation measures to empty public spaces, COVID-19 has brought the world together in an unprecedented manner.

Travellers wearing protective face masks make a selfie inside Terminal 2E at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport in Roissy, after the U.S. banned travel from Europe, as France grapples with an outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), March 12, 2020. Photo: Reuters/Benoit Tessier
Medical staff use thermometers during checks for coronavirus (COVID-19) at the border crossing with Italy in Vrtojba, Slovenia, on March 11, 2020. Photo: Reuters/Borut Zivulovic
A staff member walks inside an empty classroom of a school after Kerala state government ordered the closure of schools across the state, amid coronavirus fears, in Kochi, India March 12. Photo: Reuters/Sivaram V

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A waiter receives payment before closing during Italy’s nationwide lockdown aimed at beating the coronavirus, in Rome, Italy. Photo: Reuters/Remo Casilli
Lori Spencer visits her mom Judie Shape, 81, who Spencer says has tested positive for coronavirus, at Life Care Center of Kirkland, the Seattle-area nursing home at the epicentre of one of the biggest coronavirus outbreaks in the United States, in Kirkland, Washington, U.S. March 11, 2020. Photo: Reuters/Jason Redmond
Muay Thai fighters perform at Walking Street inside an empty bar, lacking tourists, after the coronavirus outbreak in Pattaya, Thailand March 11. Photo: Reuters/Chalinee Thirasupa
General view of the Grand Mosque which is almost empty of worshippers, after Saudi authority suspended umrah (Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca), at Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia March 6. Photo: Reuters/Ganoo Essa
Workers in protective suits disinfect Dolmabahce Palace due to coronavirus concerns in Istanbul, Turkey March 11, 2020. Photo: Reuters/Umit Bektas
Chefs wearing face masks conduct a cooking lesson through a live-streaming session inside a restaurant at a office as the country is hit by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus that can cause COVID-19 disease, in Shanghai, China March 9, 2020. Photo: Reuters/Aly Song
The match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and FC Cologne kicks off behind closed doors in Moenchengladbach, Germany, March 11. Photo: Reuters/Wolfgang Rattay
10-year-old Selvin Jimenez receives food donations from the National Guard in New Rochelle, the epicenter of New York’s coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton

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File photo: Empty shelves are seen in a now-closed aisle at a supermarket in Canary Wharf, as the number of coronavirus cases grows around the world, in London, Britain March 12, 2020. Photo: Reuters/Dylan Martinez/File photo
Members of a Servpro cleaning put on protective gear before entering the Life Care Center of Kirkland, a long-term care facility linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases, in Kirkland, Washington, U.S. March 12, 2020. Photo: Reuters/Lindsey Wasson
An empty classroom is seen in a private school in Hawally, after the Ministry of Education suspended schools and universities due to the coronavirus outbreak, in Kuwait city, Kuwait, March 2. Photo: Reuters/Stephanie McGehee
A view of an empty movie theatre after Kerala state government ordered the closure of theatres across the state till March 16, amid coronavirus fears, in Kochi, India, March 11. Photo: Reuters/Sivaram V
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