By Associated Press |
April 1, 2020
| Updated on April 1, 2020 at 5:32 pm
A boy plays on a mobile phone sitting on a windowsill of his house during a lockdown to prevent the spread of new coronavirus in Mumbai, India, Wednesday. India's 21-day lockdown has effectively kept 1.3 billion people at home for all but essential trips to places like markets or pharmacies. But the world's largest lockdown has turned into a humanitarian crisis for India's impoverished people.
A vendor sells face masks to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday. Authorities imposed a nationwide lockdown and appealed for people to avoid public gatherings as a preventive measures to contain the spread of coronavirus.
A man walks in the empty Asakusa district Wednesday in Tokyo. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.
Residents observe social distancing at a park along the Yangtze River in Wuhan in central China's Wuhan province on Wednesday. Skepticism about China’s reported coronavirus cases and deaths has swirled throughout the crisis, fueled by official efforts to quash bad news in the early days and a general distrust of the government. In any country, getting a complete picture of the infections amid the fog of war is virtually impossible.
A woman walks in a nearly empty street while security forces deploy to enforce a curfew to help fight the spread of the coronavirus. in central Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday.
A double decker bus drives along an empty Westminster Bridge, due to the Coronavirus outbreak in London, Wednesday.
A man rides his bicycle over a desert Rome's Sant'Angelo bridge, Wednesday.
A man uses his phone at a usually busy commercial area of Cubao during a community quarantine to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus in Manila, Philippines, Wednesday.
A man hikes in foothill of the Alborz mountain range, overlooking the capital Tehran, as he spends his New Year, or Nowruz, holidays, Iran, Tuesday. In recent days, Iran which is battling the worst new coronavirus outbreak in the region, has ordered the closure of nonessential businesses and banned intercity travels aimed at preventing the virus' spread. Public parks are closed as well as sport and recreational clubs which were shut previously.
Muslim worshippers walk past pigeons after the noon prayers outside the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, March 7. Saudi Arabia announced there would be no spectators for sports competitions and games starting in order to combat the spread of the virus. The kingdom has taken unprecedented measures against the virus' spread, including halting all pilgrimage in Mecca, Islam's holiest site.
A stranded Australian woman sits in a bus on her way to take a rescue flight from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday. Stranded tourists from Australia and New Zealand boarded a chartered flight out of Nepal Wednesday. The Nepal Airlines flight had 222 Australians and 28 New Zealand nationals and permanent residents.
Relatives pray from the distance during the funeral of Robson de Souza Lopes at Parque Taruma cemetery in Manaus, Brazil, Tuesday. According to authorities at the Amazonas Health Secretary, the 43-year-old musician died Monday after being diagnosed with COVID-19.