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Easter news across the globe in pictures

By AFP

Added 13th April 2020 07:30 PM

The long Easter holiday amidst a pandemic is over. Here are shots showing how people across the world survived the season.

Easter news across the globe in pictures

An Iraqi couple prepares to get married as authorities imposed restrictions on large gatherings in a bid to stem the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Iraq's central shrine city of Najaf on April 9, 2020. (Photo by Haidar HAMDANI / AFP)

The long Easter holiday amidst a pandemic is over. Here are shots showing how people across the world survived the season.

 

EASTER COVID19 PANDEMIC

The Easter holiday is over but the lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic continues. These pictures show how people across the world marked the hol week. 

  uayaquils auxiliary bishop iovanni attista iccioli  wears a face mask as he gives the blessing while overflying the city during oly eek on pril 9 2020 amid the new coronavirus outbreak hoto by nrique rtiz  Guayaquil's auxiliary bishop Giovanni Battista Piccioli (R) wears a face mask as he gives the blessing while overflying the city during Holy Week on April 9, 2020, amid the new coronavirus outbreak. (Photo by Enrique Ortiz / AFP)

 

 uayaquils auxiliary bishop iovanni attista iccioli  wears a face mask as he gives the blessing while overflying the city during oly eek on pril 9 2020 amid the new coronavirus outbreak hoto by nrique rtiz  Guayaquil's auxiliary bishop Giovanni Battista Piccioli (R) wears a face mask as he gives the blessing while overflying the city during Holy Week on April 9, 2020, amid the new coronavirus outbreak. (Photo by Enrique Ortiz / AFP)

 

 ominican brother ohumil waits before the ood riday prayers at the ominican riory in osice eastern lovakia on pril 10 2020 as aster celebrations are held this year amid the coronavirus pandemic   special prayer was dedicated to the victims of the new coronavirus hoto by    Dominican brother Bohumil waits before the Good Friday prayers at the Dominican Priory in Kosice, eastern Slovakia on April 10, 2020 as Easter celebrations are held this year amid the coronavirus pandemic. - A special prayer was dedicated to the victims of the new coronavirus. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR / AFP)

 

 uinness world record holder of the worlds smallest living woman yoti mge  greets a police officer as she appeals citizens to stay inside their homes during a governmentimposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the 19 coronavirus in agpure on pril 13 2020 hoto by   Guinness world record holder of the world's smallest living woman, Jyoti Amge (L), greets a police officer as she appeals citizens to stay inside their homes during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Nagpure on April 13, 2020. (Photo by STR / AFP)

 

 iew of the world famous hrist the edeemer statue on aster day with a doctors uniform projected on it in honour of all the medical staff fighting the 9 coronavirus pandemic worldwide in io de aneiro razil on pril 12 2020 hoto by     View of the world famous Christ the Redeemer statue on Easter day with a doctor's uniform projected on it in honour of all the medical staff fighting the COVID-9 coronavirus pandemic worldwide in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on April 12, 2020. (Photo by CARL DE SOUZA / AFP)

 

 ope rancis lies down in prayer prior to celebrate ood riday ass for the assion of hrist at t eters asilica in the atican on pril 10 2020 hoto by ndrew edichini    Pope Francis lies down in prayer prior to celebrate Good Friday Mass for the Passion of Christ, at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican on April 10, 2020. (Photo by Andrew Medichini / POOL / AFP)

 

  health worker wearing a protective suit prepares to enter two apartment buildings in uala umpur on pril 8 2020 after they were cordoned off due to a number of cases of individuals with 19 novel coronavirus at the premises hoto by ohd   A health worker wearing a protective suit prepares to enter two apartment buildings in Kuala Lumpur on April 8, 2020, after they were cordoned off due to a number of cases of individuals with COVID-19 novel coronavirus at the premises. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN / AFP)
 
his photo taken on pril 9 2020 in a ward of the remona hospital southeast of ilan ombardy shows a nurse wearing protective mask and gear posing with a giant aster egg during the countrys lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the 19 infection caused by the novel coronavirus hoto by aolo    This photo taken on April 9, 2020 in a ward of the Cremona hospital, southeast of Milan, Lombardy, shows a nurse wearing protective mask and gear posing with a giant Easter egg, during the country's lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus. (Photo by Paolo MIRANDA / AFP)
 
 n ndonesian police officer wearing a superhero costume on the street disinfects motorists vehicles in asuruan ast ava on pril 9 2020 amid concert to the 19 coronavirus hoto by    An Indonesian police officer wearing a superhero costume on the street disinfects motorists' vehicles in Pasuruan, East Java on April 9, 2020, amid concert to the COVID-19 coronavirus. (Photo by JUNI KRISWANTO / AFP)
 
 ndonesian police officers wearing superhero costumes on the street disinfect motorists vehicles in asuruan ast ava on pril 9 2020 amid concert to the 19 coronavirus hoto by    Indonesian police officers wearing superhero costumes on the street disinfect motorists' vehicles in Pasuruan, East Java on April 9, 2020, amid concert to the COVID-19 coronavirus. (Photo by JUNI KRISWANTO / AFP)

 

  motorist rides past a graffiti painted on a road to raise awareness about the 19 coronavirus during a governmentimposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the 19 coronavirus in hennai on pril 13 2020 hoto by run   A motorist rides past a graffiti painted on a road to raise awareness about the COVID-19 coronavirus during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Chennai on April 13, 2020. (Photo by Arun SANKAR / AFP)

 

 ronxebanon ospital enter medical staff speak to each other outside of the emergency room bay on pril 9 2020 in ew ork ity Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center medical staff speak to each other outside of the emergency room bay on April 9, 2020 in New York City.

 

  man wearing a facemask amid fears of the spread of the 19 coronavirus jokingly poses for a photo at a bubble tea shop on a street in angkok on pril 13 2020 A man wearing a facemask amid fears of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus jokingly poses for a photo at a bubble tea shop on a street in Bangkok on April 13, 2020.

 

  couple wearing face masks and pushing a pram walks past a mural in the rastevere district of ome on pril 13 2020 during the countrys lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the 19 infection caused by the novel coronavirus hoto by incenzo   A couple wearing face masks and pushing a pram walks past a mural in the Trastevere district of Rome on April 13, 2020 during the country's lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus. (Photo by Vincenzo PINTO / AFP)

 

  group of children wearing face masks run for exercise along an underconstruction street in eijing on pril 9 2020 hoto by    A group of children wearing face masks run for exercise along an under-construction street in Beijing on April 9, 2020. (Photo by WANG ZHAO / AFP)

 

 

 

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