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Added 6th April 2020 04:21 PM

How far can you go to beat the COVID19 pandemic? For some, the wedding must go on as the rest find different options of a face mask.

News across the world in pictures

Palestinian newlywed Baraa and Ammar pose for a picture while wearing face masks in the West Bank village of Dora near Hebron on April 4, 2020, as authorities imposed restrictions on large gatherings in a bid to stem the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. (Photo by HAZEM BADER / AFP)

How far can you go to beat the COVID19 pandemic? For some, the wedding must go on as the rest find different options of a face mask.

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 alestinian bride araa shows off her ring over a glove at a salon in the est ank village of ora near ebron on pril 4 2020 ahead of the wedding ceremony at home as authorities imposed restrictions on large gatherings in a bid to stem the spread of the 19 coronavirus hoto by    Palestinian bride Baraa shows off her ring over a glove at a salon in the West Bank village of Dora near Hebron on April 4, 2020, ahead of the wedding ceremony at home as authorities imposed restrictions on large gatherings in a bid to stem the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. (Photo by HAZEM BADER / AFP)

 

 edding dress and evening wear designer riederike orzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store hiton in erlin on arch 31 2020 as the ermany continue to battle the ovid19 corona virus pandemic  s all weddings and events have been cancelled the erman fashion designer are creating fashionable facemasks in her workshop selling them in her shop in erlins choeneberg district hoto by dd   Wedding dress and evening wear designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store Chiton in Berlin on March 31, 2020 as the Germany continue to battle the Covid-19 corona virus pandemic. - As all weddings and events have been cancelled, the German fashion designer are creating fashionable facemasks in her workshop, selling them in her shop in Berlin's Schoeneberg district. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)

 

  sand sculpture by alestinian artist ana alamlawi is pictured in her yard in aza ity during the novel coronavirus pandemic crisis on pril 3 2020 hoto by ohammed                          A sand sculpture by Palestinian artist Rana al-Ramlawi is pictured in her yard in Gaza City, during the novel coronavirus pandemic crisis, on April 3, 2020. (Photo by Mohammed ABED / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION

 

 olice inspector ajesh abu  wearing coronavirusthemed helmet speaks to a family on a motorbike at a checkpoint during a governmentimposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the 19 coronavirus in hennai on arch 28 2020  ne minute theyre dancing in the street in comical coronavirus helmets the next theyre seen beating people for flouting a nationwide lockdown  ndian police have played good cop bad cop in a bid to halt the spread of coronavirus he streets of ndias cities have been largely deserted for more than a week of the governments 21day lockdown  no mean feat in a country of 13 billion people famed for their flexible attitude towards authority hoto by run   Police inspector Rajesh Babu (C) wearing coronavirus-themed helmet speaks to a family on a motorbike at a checkpoint during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Chennai on March 28, 2020. - One minute they're dancing in the street in comical coronavirus helmets, the next they're seen beating people for flouting a nationwide lockdown -- Indian police have played good cop, bad cop in a bid to halt the spread of coronavirus. The streets of India's cities have been largely deserted for more than a week of the government's 21-day lockdown -- no mean feat in a country of 1.3 billion people famed for their flexible attitude towards authority. (Photo by Arun SANKAR / AFP)

 

 his picture taken on arch 27 2020 shows a view of a purposebuilt sealed hospital bed selfbuilt by a resident of raqs southern city of asra to isolate 19 coronavirus disease patients the scientific and medical efficacy of which has not yet been endorsed by raqs health ministry nor confirmed by   he sealed chamber bed reportedly includes air conditioning for ventilation ultraviolet lamps for sterilisation and a television set for entertainment hoto by ussein   This picture taken on March 27, 2020 shows a view of a purpose-built sealed hospital bed self-built by a resident of Iraq's southern city of Basra to isolate COVID-19 coronavirus disease patients, the scientific and medical efficacy of which has not yet been endorsed by Iraq's health ministry nor confirmed by AFP. - The sealed chamber bed reportedly includes air conditioning for ventilation, ultraviolet lamps for sterilisation, and a television set for entertainment. (Photo by Hussein FALEH / AFP)

 

 eople make their way home before a curfew imposed as a preventive measure against 19 novel coronavirus in angkok on pril 3 2020  hailand implemented on pril 3 a sixhour night curfew in a bid to control the spread of coronavirus with authorities warning anyone who breached the order faced a twoyear jail term hoto by illian   People make their way home before a curfew imposed as a preventive measure against COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Bangkok on April 3, 2020. - Thailand implemented on April 3 a six-hour night curfew in a bid to control the spread of coronavirus, with authorities warning anyone who breached the order faced a two-year jail term. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

 

 alestinian fitness trainer and bodybuilder hmed awi uses alternative tools as a weight as he trains at his home in aza ity on pril 1 2020 during the coronavirus 19 pandemic hoto by ohammed   Palestinian fitness trainer and bodybuilder Ahmed Sawi uses alternative tools as a weight as he trains at his home in Gaza City on April 1, 2020 during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Mohammed ABED / AFP)

 

  street vendor wears a plastic bag as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus 19 in downtown ao aulo razil on arch 16 2020  he ao aulo stock exchange closed down 139 percent onday and the razilian real closed below five to the dollar for the first time ever in further fallout from the coronavirus pandemic hoto by    A street vendor wears a plastic bag as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, on March 16, 2020. - The Sao Paulo stock exchange closed down 13.9 percent Monday and the Brazilian real closed below five to the dollar for the first time ever in further fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by NELSON ALMEIDA / AFP)

 

 his picture shows eastern chocolate bunnies wearing protective face masks at the bakery aeckerei ohnenblust in ern on arch 27 2020 amid the spread of the 19 caused by the novel coronavirus hoto by    This picture shows eastern chocolate bunnies wearing protective face masks at the bakery Baeckerei Bohnenblust in Bern, on March 27, 2020 amid the spread of the COVID-19 caused by the novel coronavirus. (Photo by STEFAN WERMUTH / AFP)

 

  resident using an improvised face shield made from a plastic water tank to protect him from the 19 coronavirus pandemic walks in his neighbourhood in anila on pril 5 2020 after the government imposed enhanced quarantine measures in the city hoto by ed   A resident using an improvised face shield made from a plastic water tank to protect him from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic walks in his neighbourhood in Manila on April 5, 2020, after the government imposed enhanced quarantine measures in the city. (Photo by Ted ALJIBE / AFP)

 

  passenger wears a face mask and plastic food bags on her face as a precautionary measure against the 19 coronavirus after landing at ong ongs international airport on arch 19 2020  n arch 18 ong ong authorities began ordering all arrivals from overseas to wear electronic bracelets connected to an app to mark your location and two weeks selfquarantine hoto by    A passenger wears a face mask and plastic food bags on her face as a precautionary measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus after landing at Hong Kong's international airport on March 19, 2020. - On March 18, Hong Kong authorities began ordering all arrivals from overseas to wear electronic bracelets, connected to an app to mark your location, and two weeks self-quarantine. (Photo by ANTHONY WALLACE / AFP)

 

 hoppers observe social distancing as they wait in a queue outside a supermarket in ood reen north ondon on arch 27 2020 after ritains government ordered a lockdown to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus 19  ritain is under lockdown its population joining around 17 billion people around the globe ordered to stay indoors to curb the accelerating spread of the coronavirus hoto by olga   Shoppers observe social distancing as they wait in a queue outside a supermarket in Wood Green, north London on March 27, 2020, after Britain's government ordered a lockdown to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. - Britain is under lockdown, it's population joining around 1.7 billion people around the globe ordered to stay indoors to curb the "accelerating" spread of the coronavirus. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

 

  iontailed acaque perched on a pole eats a snack at erlins oologischer arten zoo on pril 1 2020 amid a new coronavirus 19 pandemic  he zoo is closed until further notice hoto by ohn   A Lion-tailed Macaque perched on a pole eats a snack at Berlin's Zoologischer Garten zoo on April 1, 2020, amid a new coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. - The zoo is closed until further notice. (Photo by John MACDOUGALL / AFP)

 

 ucks are seen on a deserted street during a nationwide curfew imposed as a preventive measure against the spread of the 19 novel coronavirus in ri ankas capital city olombo on pril 2 2020 hoto by    Ducks are seen on a deserted street during a nationwide curfew imposed as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Sri Lanka's capital city Colombo on April 2, 2020. (Photo by LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / AFP)

 

 

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