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Added 16th April 2020 02:49 PM

These pictures taken from various parts of the world show how individuals are adjusting to the effects of COVID-19.

News around the world in pictures

A municipal corporate worker walks past a graffiti drawn at a traffic junction urging people to stay at home during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Secunderabad, the twin city of Hyderabad on April 16, 2020. (Photo by NOAH SEELAM / AFP)

These pictures taken from various parts of the world show how individuals are adjusting to the effects of COVID-19.

WORLD PICTURES COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has created a new normal across the world. These pictures taken from various parts of the world show how individuals are adjusting to the effects of COVID-19. 

 utch street artist im aan makes a mural on the construction fence of the future utch ost  headquarters in the ague the etherlands on pril 10 2020   hoto by oen an      Dutch street artist Jim Haan makes a mural on the construction fence of the future Dutch Post NL headquarters in the Hague, the Netherlands, on April 10, 2020. (Photo by Koen Van WEEL / ANP / AFP)

 

  man wearing a face mask walks past a graffiti by artist arcos osta or praycabuloso at the entrance of the olar de nhao favela in alvador on pril 15 2020  razil has registered 1532 deaths from the new coronavirus so far hoto by    A man wearing a face mask walks past a graffiti by artist Marcos Costa, or Spraycabuloso, at the entrance of the Solar de Unhao favela in Salvador on April 15, 2020. - Brazil, has registered 1,532 deaths from the new coronavirus so far. (Photo by ANTONELLO VENERI / AFP)

 

 orkers from the garment sector block a road during a protest to demand payment of due wages in haka on pril 15 2020 hoto by     Workers from the garment sector block a road during a protest to demand payment of due wages, in Dhaka on April 15, 2020. (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN / AFP)

 

 razilian fashion photographer arcio odrigues wears a mask made with recyclable bottles cans and boxes after over 20 days in which these garbage items were not collected because of the quarantine imposed to control the spread of the new coronavirus 19 in elo orizonte razil on pril 11 2020  hoto by     Brazilian fashion photographer Marcio Rodrigues wears a mask made with recyclable bottles, cans and boxes after over 20 days in which these garbage items were not collected because of the quarantine imposed to control the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19), in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on April 11, 2020. (Photo by DOUGLAS MAGNO / AFP)
 
 rench leather creator nissa ekrabech 30 yearold wearing the protective face mask she created for the deaf and the hearingimpaired people poses in oulouse southern rance on pril 14 2020 during a strict lockdown across rance to stop the spread of 19 caused by the novel coronavirus  our lips are my ears under this slogan nissa ekrabech from oulouse southern rance has just launched a crowd funding to develop a transparent inclusive mask allowing the lip reading for the deaf and the hearingimpaired people hoto by ionel   French leather creator Anissa Mekrabech, 30 year-old, wearing the protective face mask she created for the deaf and the hearing-impaired people poses in Toulouse, southern France on April 14, 2020, during a strict lockdown across France to stop the spread of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus. - "Your lips are my ears": under this slogan, Anissa Mekrabech from Toulouse, southern France, has just launched a crowd funding to develop a transparent "inclusive" mask allowing the lip reading for the deaf and the hearing-impaired people. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP)

 

 oldiers ride on a motorbike as they patrol along a street during a governmentimposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of the 19 coronavirus in eruwala on pril 16 2020 hoto by akruwan   Soldiers ride on a motorbike as they patrol along a street during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Beruwala on April 16, 2020. (Photo by Lakruwan WANNIARACHCHI / AFP)

 

 olice officers search a man during a patrol in the streets of central thens on pril 13 2020 as police recorded hundreds more violations of a lockdown imposed by the government last month to curb the spread of 19 the novel coronavirus hoto by    Police officers search a man during a patrol in the streets of central Athens on April 13, 2020, as police recorded hundreds more violations of a lockdown imposed by the government last month to curb the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. (Photo by ARIS MESSINIS / AFP)

 

  handout picture taken and released on pril 16 2020 by the ritish inistry of efence  shows orld ar wo  veteran 99yearold aptain om oore with a uard of onour formed by members of the 1st attalion he orkshire egiment as he completes his 100th lap of his garden in arston oretaine north of ondon to raise money for ritains ational ealth ervice A handout picture taken and released on April 16, 2020 by the British Ministry of Defence (MOD) shows World War Two (WWII) veteran, 99-year-old Captain Tom Moore, with a Guard of Honour formed by members of the 1st Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, as he completes his 100th lap of his garden in Marston Moretaine, north of London, to raise money for Britain's National Health Service (NHS).

 

 eople wearing face masks practice social distancing as they wait in a queue for free food being given away at a appy art store as ietnams economy has suffered due to the nationwide social isolation effort in a preventive measure against the spread of the 19 coronavirus in anoi on pril 16 2020 hoto by hac   People wearing face masks practice social distancing as they wait in a queue for free food being given away at a Happy Mart store, as Vietnam's economy has suffered due to the nationwide social isolation effort in a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Hanoi on April 16, 2020. (Photo by Nhac NGUYEN / AFP)

 

 his undated handout image released to  on pril 16 2020 courtesy of rinh guyet shows burnt potato cakes she tried to cook at her home in okyo during restrictions to stay at home as part of measures to halt the spread of the 19 coronavirus This undated handout image released to AFP on April 16, 2020 courtesy of Trinh Nguyet shows burnt potato cakes she tried to cook at her home in Tokyo, during restrictions to stay at home as part of measures to halt the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

 

 his undated handout image released to  on pril 15 2020 courtesy of uynh guyen oang uyen shows a burnt cake she tried to bake at her home in anang during restrictions to stay at home as part of measures to halt the spread of the 19 coronavirus This undated handout image released to AFP on April 15, 2020 courtesy of Huynh Nguyen Hoang Quyen shows a burnt cake she tried to bake at her home in Danang, during restrictions to stay at home as part of measures to halt the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

 

   member of a privatelyfunded  working with county officials wearing protective gear fumigates and disinfects on pril 15 2020 during the dusktodawn curfew imposed by the enyan overnment hoto by    A member of a privately-funded NGO working with county officials wearing protective gear fumigates and disinfects on April 15, 2020, during the dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed by the Kenyan Government. (Photo by LUIS TATO / AFP)

 

 hildren playfully run away from a fumigation machine mounted on the back of a pick up used in a displaced camp in aiduguri on pril 15 2020 as the orno tate nvironment rotection gencys  proceeds to disinfect the camps as a preventive measure against the spread of 19 coronavirus   hoto by    Children playfully run away from a fumigation machine mounted on the back of a pick up used in a displaced camp in Maiduguri on April 15, 2020 as the Borno State Environment Protection Agency's (BOSEPA) proceeds to disinfect the camps as a preventive measure against the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. - (Photo by AUDU MARTE / AFP)

 

 

  woman has his temperature checked as thousands of migrant workers try to leave the hai capital for their home provinces amid concerns over the spread of the 19 coronavirus at o hit us erminal in angkok on arch 23 2020  ens of thousands of migrant labourers from aos and yanmar flooded bus stations and border crossings in hailand on arch 23 defying requests to stay put to prevent exporting infections of the deadly coronavirus hoto by illian   A woman has his temperature checked as thousands of migrant workers try to leave the Thai capital for their home provinces amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, at Mo Chit Bus Terminal in Bangkok on March 23, 2020. - Tens of thousands of migrant labourers from Laos and Myanmar flooded bus stations and border crossings in Thailand on March 23, defying requests to stay put to prevent exporting infections of the deadly coronavirus. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

 

  young street child also referred to as alibe gets his temperature measured in a quarantined area at a refuge for newly arrived street children outside akar on pril 10 2020  ollowing the outbreak of 19 coronavirus street children in enegal have been stigmatised more than usual leaving it harder for them to beg for money and food forcing them to find refuge hoto by    A young street child, also referred to as Talibe, gets his temperature measured in a quarantined area at a refuge for newly arrived street children outside Dakar on April 10, 2020. - Following the outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus, street children in Senegal have been stigmatised more than usual leaving it harder for them to beg for money and food, forcing them to find refuge. (Photo by JOHN WESSELS / AFP)

 

  group of atholics some wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus 19 attend the ia rucis on ood riday in ali olombia on pril 10 2020  olombia extended mandatory preventive isolation due to 19 until at least pril 27 hoto by uis   A group of Catholics, some wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, attend the Via Crucis on Good Friday in Cali, Colombia, on April 10, 2020. - Colombia extended mandatory preventive isolation due to COVID-19 until at least April 27. (Photo by Luis ROBAYO / AFP)

 

 eople pray as a woman from the vangelical church preaches at the aria uxiliadora neighbourhood in anto omingo on pril 10 2020 while most of oly eeks celebrations were cancelled worldwide as a precautionary measure against the spread of the new coronavirus 19  he ominican epublic has so far reported 2620 infected people and 126 deaths by the new coronavirus according to ublic ealth reports hoto by rika   People pray as a woman from the Evangelical church preaches at the Maria Auxiliadora neighbourhood in Santo Domingo, on April 10, 2020, while most of Holy Week's celebrations were cancelled worldwide as a precautionary measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19. - The Dominican Republic has so far reported 2,620 infected people and 126 deaths by the new coronavirus according to Public Health reports. (Photo by Erika SANTELICES / AFP)

 

 elatives prepare the dead body of a woman who died from the 19 coronavirus disease before her burial at a graveyard in ew elhi on pril 16 2020 hoto by ajjad    Relatives prepare the dead body of a woman, who died from the COVID-19 coronavirus disease, before her burial at a graveyard in New Delhi on April 16, 2020. (Photo by Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP)

 

 couple wearing a facemask cuddles along a park at the angtze river in uhan in hinas central ubei province early on pril 12 2020 hoto by    A couple wearing a facemask cuddles along a park at the Yangtze river in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province early on April 12, 2020. (Photo by NOEL CELIS / AFP)

 

  picture taken on pril 16 2020 shows a view of the almost empty uropean arliament in russels before a mini plenary session amid the spread of the 19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus  ue to the coronavirus pandemic plenary session is reduced to one day and mainly operated as a video conference hoto by    A picture taken on April 16, 2020 shows a view of the almost empty European Parliament in Brussels before a mini plenary session amid the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus. - Due to the coronavirus pandemic, plenary session is reduced to one day and mainly operated as a video conference. (Photo by JOHN THYS / AFP)

 

 

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