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In pictures : Life in the time of Coronavirus

By AFP

Added 16th March 2020 08:51 AM

Here is how Coronavirus is affecting people all over the world.

In pictures : Life in the time of Coronavirus

Checkpoint signage is seen as a soldier (R) checks the temperature of a motorist before entering Manila on March 16, 2020, as part of measures to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. - The virus has upended society around the planet, with governments imposing restrictions rarely seen outside war-time, including the closing of borders, home quarantine orders and the scrapping of public events. (Photo : AFP)

Here is how Coronavirus is affecting people all over the world.

HEALTH  DISEASE

The Coronavirus (COVID-19)  has killed more than 6,400 worldwide and infected over 169,000. The outbreak was identified in Wuhan, Hubei , China. Some countries like Rwanda and Kenya have ordered a shut down of schools and worship places.

  doctor and laboratory specialists get ready with protective gears before visiting the ward for quarantined people who had close contacts with the first enyan patient of the 19 at the nfectious isease nit of enyatta ational ospital in airobi enya on arch 15 2020 during the 19 outbreak caused by the novel coronavirus  enya announced on arch 13 2020 the first confirmed case of coronavirus in ast frica as the region so far unscathed by the global pandemic scaled up emergency measures to contain its spread  27yearold enyan woman tested positive for the virus on arch 12 in airobi a week after returning from the nited tates via ondon hoto A doctor and laboratory specialists get ready with protective gears before visiting the ward for quarantined people who had close contacts with the first Kenyan patient of the COVID-19 at the Infectious Disease Unit of Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, on March 15, 2020, during the COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus. (Photo: AFP)
 
  laboratory specialist wearing protective gear speaks with a man asking to get tested in front of the ward for quarantined people who had close contacts with the first enyan patient of the 19 at the nfectious isease nit of enyatta ational ospital in airobi enya on arch 15 2020  enya announced on arch 13 2020 the first confirmed case of coronavirus in ast frica as the region so far unscathed by the global pandemic scaled up emergency measures to contain its spread  27yearold enyan woman tested positive for the virus on arch 12 in airobi a week after returning from the nited tates via ondon hoto  A laboratory specialist wearing protective gear speaks with a man asking to get tested in front of the ward for quarantined people who had close contacts with the first Kenyan patient of the COVID-19 at the Infectious Disease Unit of Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, on March 15, 2020.  (Photo: AFP)
 
 eople buy antiseptic gel at a supermarket after the first enyan patient of the 19 coronavirus reported in airobi enya on arch 14 2020  enya announced on arch 13 2020 the first confirmed case of coronavirus in ast frica as the region so far unscathed by the global pandemic scaled up emergency measures to contain its spread  27yearold enyan woman tested positive for the virus on arch 12 in airobi a week after returning from the nited tates via ondon hoto  People buy antiseptic gel at a supermarket after the first Kenyan patient of the COVID-19 coronavirus reported in Nairobi, Kenya, on March 14, 2020. - Kenya announced on March 13, 2020, the first confirmed case of coronavirus in East Africa, as the region so far unscathed by the global pandemic scaled up emergency measures to contain its spread. A 27-year-old Kenyan woman tested positive for the virus on March 12 in Nairobi, a week after returning from the United States via London. (Photo: AFP)
 
  health worker gives antiseptic gel to a man in front of the apartment where the first enyan patient of the 19 coronavirus stayed in ngata ongai neighboring town of airobi enya on arch 14 2020  enya announced on arch 13 2020 the first confirmed case of coronavirus in ast frica as the region so far unscathed by the global pandemic scaled up emergency measures to contain its spread  27yearold enyan woman tested positive for the virus on arch 12 in airobi a week after returning from the nited tates via ondon hoto A health worker gives antiseptic gel to a man in front of the apartment where the first Kenyan patient of the COVID-19 coronavirus stayed in Ongata Rongai, neighboring town of Nairobi, Kenya, on March 14, 2020. - Kenya announced on March 13, 2020, the first confirmed case of coronavirus in East Africa, as the region so far unscathed by the global pandemic scaled up emergency measures to contain its spread. (Photo: AFP)

 

 

 

 

 

 medical worker takes a swab from a previously recovered 19 coronavirus patient during testing at a hospital in uhan in hinas central ubei province on arch 14 2020  hina reported 11 new infections of the coronavirus on arch 14 and for the first time since the start of the epidemic the majority of them were imported cases from overseas  he ational ealth ommission said there were four more people infected in ubeis capital uhan where the virus first emerged in ecember hoto by  A medical worker takes a swab from a previously recovered COVID-19 coronavirus patient during testing at a hospital in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province on March 14, 2020. - China reported 11 new infections of the coronavirus on March 14, and for the first time since the start of the epidemic the majority of them were imported cases from overseas. The National Health Commission said there were four more people infected in Hubei's capital Wuhan, where the virus first emerged in December. (Photo by AFP)
 
  woman visits a hospital with a child in uhan in hinas central ubei province on arch 13 2020  hina reported just eight cases of the coronavirus on arch 13 with no new domestic infections outside the epicentre of ubei province hoto  A woman visits a hospital with a child in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province on March 13, 2020. - China reported just eight cases of the coronavirus on March 13, with no new domestic infections outside the epicentre of Hubei province. (Photo: AFP)
 
  community volunteer transfers bags of vegetables for residents in uhan in hinas central ubei province on arch 13 2020  hina reported just eight cases of the coronavirus on arch 13 with no new domestic infections outside the epicentre of ubei province hoto   A community volunteer transfers bags of vegetables for residents in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province on March 13, 2020. - China reported just eight cases of the coronavirus on March 13, with no new domestic infections outside the epicentre of Hubei province. (Photo: AFP)
 
 atients who recovered from the 19 coronavirus wear protective clothing as they line up to be tested again at a hospital in uhan in hinas central ubei province on arch 14 2020  hina reported 11 new infections of the coronavirus on arch 14 and for the first time since the start of the epidemic the majority of them were imported cases from overseas  he ational ealth ommission said there were four more people infected in ubeis capital uhan where the virus first emerged in ecember hoto  Patients who recovered from the COVID-19 coronavirus wear protective clothing as they line up to be tested again at a hospital in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province on March 14, 2020. - China reported 11 new infections of the coronavirus on March 14, and for the first time since the start of the epidemic the majority of them were imported cases from overseas. The National Health Commission said there were four more people infected in Hubei's capital Wuhan, where the virus first emerged in December. (Photo: AFP)
 
 

 

  soldier checks the temperature of a car passenger at a checkpoint before entering anila on arch 16 2020 as part of measures to reduce the spread of the 19 pandemic  he virus has upended society around the planet with governments imposing restrictions rarely seen outside wartime including the closing of borders home quarantine orders and the scrapping of public events hoto A soldier checks the temperature of a car passenger at a checkpoint before entering Manila on March 16, 2020, as part of measures to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. - The virus has upended society around the planet, with governments imposing restrictions rarely seen outside war-time, including the closing of borders, home quarantine orders and the scrapping of public events. (Photo: AFP)
 
  sign with information about cancellation of events is posted on a restaurants door at  ive center in downtown os ngeles alifornia on arch 15 2020  ars restaurants and nightclubs in os ngeles were ordered to close from midnight on unday until arch 31 as  cities take drastic action to halt the spread of the deadly coronavirus hoto  A sign with information about cancellation of events is posted on a restaurant's door at LA Live center in downtown Los Angeles, California on March 15, 2020. - Bars, restaurants and nightclubs in Los Angeles were ordered to close from midnight on Sunday until March 31 as US cities take drastic action to halt the spread of the deadly coronavirus. (Photo: AFP)

 

  worker sprays disinfectant to sanitize a public bus as a preventive measure against the 19 coronavirus at a bus station in olombo on arch 16 2020 hoto  A worker sprays disinfectant to sanitize a public bus as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus at a bus station in Colombo on March 16, 2020. (Photo : AFP)
 
  worker sprays disinfectant to sanitize a public bus as a preventive measure against the 19 coronavirus at a bus station in olombo on arch 16 2020 hoto  A worker sprays disinfectant to sanitize a public bus as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus at a bus station in Colombo on March 16, 2020. (Photo : AFP)

 

 ecurity personnel take the temperature of people entering a building as part of measures to combat the spread of the 19 novel coronavirus in angkok on arch 16 2020 hoto  Security personnel take the temperature of people entering a building, as part of measures to combat the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, in Bangkok on March 16, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

 

 his picture taken on arch 15 2020 shows a couple embracing as they ride down an escalator in okyos hibuya area hoto  This picture taken on March 15, 2020 shows a couple embracing as they ride down an escalator in Tokyo's Shibuya area. (Photo: AFP)
 
ommuters some wearing facemasks amid concerns over the spread of the 19 novel coronavirus make their way along a street in slamabad on arch 16 2020 hoto  Commuters, some wearing facemasks amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, make their way along a street in Islamabad on March 16, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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