Virus photo diary: Scenes of hope and solitude from Beijing to London, Cairo to San Francisco and more

author_img Published :  20th April 2020 04:45 PM   |   Published :   |  20th April 2020 04:45 PM
A vendor wearing a face mask looks out of her store selling sugar-coated haws on a stick in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
A vendor wearing a face mask looks out of her store selling sugar-coated haws on a stick in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
A man looks on during the Utah Business Revival rally, calling for Utah's economy to be reopened, after it was practically decimated by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
A man looks on during the Utah Business Revival rally, calling for Utah's economy to be reopened, after it was practically decimated by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
A local Gaddi shepherd sits with his flock against a backdrop of the snow-covered Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas in Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
A local Gaddi shepherd sits with his flock against a backdrop of the snow-covered Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas in Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
A woman takes images of decorated bicycles, or flower bikes, as a sign warns about the risk of spreading the coronavirus in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
A woman takes images of decorated bicycles, or flower bikes, as a sign warns about the risk of spreading the coronavirus in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Gertrud Schop, a tax advisor and Catholic, lights candles forming a giant cross in memory of coronavirus victims in Zella-Mehlis, central Germany. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
Gertrud Schop, a tax advisor and Catholic, lights candles forming a giant cross in memory of coronavirus victims in Zella-Mehlis, central Germany. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
The sun sets as a fishing boat crosses the Mediterranean Sea at Ramlet al-Baida public beach, during a lockdown to curbing the spread of COVID-19, in Beirut, Lebanon. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
The sun sets as a fishing boat crosses the Mediterranean Sea at Ramlet al-Baida public beach, during a lockdown to curbing the spread of COVID-19, in Beirut, Lebanon. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A person wearing a protective face mask walks past a Rocky statue outfitted with a mock surgical face mask at the Philadelphia Art Museum in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
A person wearing a protective face mask walks past a Rocky statue outfitted with a mock surgical face mask at the Philadelphia Art Museum in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
A windmill with tulips in full bloom just before they were razed to prevent crowds gathering at Sakura Furusato Square in Sakura, east of Tokyo. (Sakura City via AP)
A windmill with tulips in full bloom just before they were razed to prevent crowds gathering at Sakura Furusato Square in Sakura, east of Tokyo. (Sakura City via AP)
A jackal looks out from the bushes at Hayarkon Park in Tel Aviv, Israel. With a lockdown, the park is empty, clearing the way for packs of jackals to take over the urban oasis. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Dancers of the Czech National Ballet, wearing face masks, rehearse for a charity performance 'Dance Through It' at the National Theater in Prague, Czech Republic. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
A girls adds a pebble to a sculpture on Whitley Bay beach on the North East coast of England, during the lockdown to stop the coronavirus. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
A girls adds a pebble to a sculpture on Whitley Bay beach on the North East coast of England, during the lockdown to stop the coronavirus. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
Women wearing protective face masks take souvenir photos outside the closed gate of the Forbidden City, usually crowded with tourists, in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Women wearing protective face masks take souvenir photos outside the closed gate of the Forbidden City, usually crowded with tourists, in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Park employee Gerardo Lopez Santamaria takes a photo of a giraffe, at Bioparque Estrella in Chapa de Mota, Mexico. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Park employee Gerardo Lopez Santamaria takes a photo of a giraffe, at Bioparque Estrella in Chapa de Mota, Mexico. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
A jackal looks out from the bushes at Hayarkon Park in Tel Aviv, Israel. With a lockdown, the park is empty, clearing the way for packs of jackals to take over the urban oasis. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
A jackal looks out from the bushes at Hayarkon Park in Tel Aviv, Israel. With a lockdown, the park is empty, clearing the way for packs of jackals to take over the urban oasis. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
A man wearing a protective face mask walks in front of a closed building in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
A man wearing a protective face mask walks in front of a closed building in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
A pedestrian walks past artwork painted on plywood covering a business closed during the coronavirus outbreak in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
A pedestrian walks past artwork painted on plywood covering a business closed during the coronavirus outbreak in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Medical workers pose for photographs as police officers and pedestrians cheer for them outside the NYU Medical Center, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Medical workers pose for photographs as police officers and pedestrians cheer for them outside the NYU Medical Center, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
A woman holds a bunch of flowers in Warsaw, Poland during an anniversary ceremony for the ill-fated struggle of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
A woman holds a bunch of flowers in Warsaw, Poland during an anniversary ceremony for the ill-fated struggle of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
A few men ride their motorcycles to celebrate their friends' wedding before a curfew imposed against the coronavirus pandemic, in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
A few men ride their motorcycles to celebrate their friends' wedding before a curfew imposed against the coronavirus pandemic, in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
A view of residential apartment building during a curfew set up to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in Belgrade, Serbia. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
A view of residential apartment building during a curfew set up to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in Belgrade, Serbia. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Mohammad Maleklee, 23, of the National Orchestra of Iran and Tehran Symphony, plays saxophone in his window, during mandatory self-isolation in Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
Mohammad Maleklee, 23, of the National Orchestra of Iran and Tehran Symphony, plays saxophone in his window, during mandatory self-isolation in Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
People keep their distance as they exercise outside of a closed La Jolla beach, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
People keep their distance as they exercise outside of a closed La Jolla beach, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
People applaud emergency service boats on the River Thames as they stand on Westminster Bridge in London, during the lockdown to stop the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
People applaud emergency service boats on the River Thames as they stand on Westminster Bridge in London, during the lockdown to stop the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Novice Buddhist monks with protective masks and face shields, seated maintaining social distancing participate in a religious class in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Novice Buddhist monks with protective masks and face shields, seated maintaining social distancing participate in a religious class in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
A girl wearing a mask looks from her home in the neighborhood of Cristo del Consuelo as her family waits for food handouts in Guayaquil, Ecuador. (AP Photo/Angel de Jesus)
A girl wearing a mask looks from her home in the neighborhood of Cristo del Consuelo as her family waits for food handouts in Guayaquil, Ecuador. (AP Photo/Angel de Jesus)

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