People wearing protective masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walk a street in Tokyo today. The picture is still grim in parts of Europe and Asia as variants of the virus fuel an increase in new cases and the worldwide death toll closes in on 3 million.
A woman gets her swab sample taken to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Noida, a suburb of New Delhi, India, today.
Equipment used when cleaning out ambulances hangs to dry at a cleaning facility in Montevideo, Uruguay, today, amid the new coronavirus pandemic.
Lacy Fehrenbach, deputy secretary of the Department of Health, answers questions from reporters, as Washington Gov. Jay Inslee rear, listens, during a news conference outside of the governor's mansion on the Capitol campus today in Olympia, Wash. Officials are warning that the state is on the cusp of a fourth COVID-19 wave with case numbers and hospitalizations rising.
Parent Rosa Vargas and her son, 9th grade student Victor Loredo, 14, walk home after getting tested at a Los Angeles Unified School District COVID-19 testing and vaccination site in East Los Angeles today.
Military police officer Everaldo Pinto, dressed as superhero Captain America, places protective masks over children's mouths amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, today. Pinto advises children on the need to protect themselves against the COVID-19, distributing kits equipped with cleaning products and protective face masks to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
Carlos Alberto places his hand on the coffin that contains the remains of his 41-year-old wife Aparecida de Freitas, who died from complications related to COVID-19, at a burial service in the Inhauma cemetery, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, today.
Carlos Alberto holds out his left arm during the burial service for his 41-year-old wife Aparecida de Freitas, who died from complications related to COVID-19, in the Inhauma cemetery, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, today.
Healthcare workers ask for information before testing a person for COVID-19 in Montevideo, Uruguay, today.
A healthcare worker gathers a sample to test a person for COVID-19 in Montevideo, Uruguay, today.