Two women sit outside a take away only coffee shop in London, June 23. The closing of restaurants, hair cutters and pubs will be under review as the UK relax coronavirus lockdown measures implemented to stem the spread of the deadly virus.
Wearing a face shield, server Brandon Fricke, left, takes orders from dine-in customers surrounded by protective dividers at Water Grill seafood restaurant, June 22, in Los Angeles. Alarming surges in coronavirus cases across the South and West raised fears Monday that the outbreak is spiraling out of control and that hard-won progress against the scourge is slipping away because of resistance among many Americans to wearing masks and keeping their distance from others.
Vincenzo Bulajic, owner of Shade Bar NYC, stands in his takeaway window as customers dine outside, June 22, in New York. For the first time in three months, New Yorkers will be able to dine out, though only at outdoor tables.
In this June 18 photo, a man wears a face mask while cleaning an outdoor dining table at Pier 39 where some stores, restaurants and attractions have reopened during the coronavirus outbreak in San Francisco.
Diners at a restaurant along the River Walk that has reopened in San Antonio, June 15, in San Antonio. The restaurant had been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Waiters present the menu to customers at The Select restaurant, in Paris, Montparnasse district, June 15. Paris is rediscovering itself, as its cafes and restaurants reopen for the first time since the fast-spreading virus forced them to close their doors March 14. Restaurants outside the Paris region opened earlier this month, and Paris cafes were allowed to serve people outside but not open their doors. After three months of losses, some restaurateurs fear it will take a long time for business to come back.
In this June 10 photo, a waitress, wearing a mouth mask to protect against the spread of coronavirus, works at the Bar du Matin restaurant in Brussels. Alex Van Tuijn, co-owner of four cafes in Brussels, has found that staying in business during a pandemic can mean sacrificing some of the very things a company is known for. His Bar du Matin, a stalwart in the nightlife in the Belgian capital city, is no longer serving breakfast and lunch despite the fact “matin” is French for “morning.”
A waiter wearing personnel protection kit serves food in a restaurant in Gauhati, India, June 10. With thousands of cases reported daily now India stands the fifth highest in the world of coronavirus cases. There has also been a surge in infections in rural India following the return of hundreds of thousands of migrant workers who lost their jobs during the lockdown.
Customers wearing protective face shields to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus share a light moment during lunch at a seafood restaurant on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, June 10. As Indonesia's overall virus caseload continues to rise, Jakarta has moved to restore normalcy by lifting some restrictions this week, saying that the spread of the virus in the city of 11 million has slowed after peaking in mid-April.
Diners receive assistance from a server, center, at Mother Anna's restaurant, June 8, in Boston's North End neighborhood. Restaurants in Massachusetts can start offering outdoor dining, with the restriction that tables be placed at least six feet apart.
A robot known as '' Alexia '' attends customers, center back, as a waiter attends a woman in a bar at Plaza del Castillo square, in Pamplona, northern Spain, June 5. This robot tries to be an innovation to accept the new rules for all bars and restaurants by the crisis of the coronavirus.
In this June 4 photo, customers drink a toast through plastic protector against new coronavirus infection at Kichiri, an "izakaya" restaurant chain in Tokyo. Japan’s economy is opening cautiously, with social-distancing restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Bartender Sara Kennely, walks behind the bar as preparations, like spacing out the barstools, are underway, June 4, at Max's Allegheny Tavern on Pittsburgh's North Side for patrons to dine inside is permitted when most of southwest Pennsylvania loosens COVID-19 restrictions allowing eat-in dining on Friday.
Customers seated in small glasshouses enjoy lunch at the Mediamatic restaurant in Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 1. The government took a major step to relax the coronavirus lockdown, with bars, restaurants, cinemas and museums reopening under strict conditions, abiding by government guidelines and respecting social distancing to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
People enjoy the sun on a bar terrace with separations, minutes after the reopening at noon, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 1.
A man wearing a face mask to protect against coronavirus, checks a client's temperature at the entrance of a cafe, in Ankara, Turkey, June 1. Restaurants and cafes welcomed sit-in customers, beaches and museums reopened as Turkey's broadest easing of coronavirus restrictions came into effect.
A large Elizabeth Taylor mural is visible behind waiter Voltaires Max, left, as he serves beers to Bridgid McAndrew, center, and Nate Hubbard, right, at Dacha Beer Garden in the Shaw neighborhood in Washington, May 29, after the District of Columbia gradually loosens stay-at-home rules that have been in place since March 25 because of the pandemic and allows restaurants to resume outdoor dining.
Retiree Dave Hillyard enjoys outdoor dining at the Cactus Cantina in Washington, May 29.
Customers eat lunch behind plastic sheets to help curb the spread of the coronavirus in Bangkok, Thailand, May 21. Thai government continue to ease restrictions related to running business in capital Bangkok that were imposed weeks ago to combat the spread of COVID-19.
People eat lunch at tables equipped with plastic barriers to prevent any possible spread of the new coronavirus at the cafeteria of Seoul City Hall in Seoul, South Korea, May 20.