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St Peter's Basilica reopens to tourists Monday: Vatican

By AFP

Added 15th May 2020 05:29 PM

Saint Peter's Basilica will reopen to visitors on Monday, after a two-month closure.

St Peter's Basilica reopens to tourists Monday: Vatican

Men wearing protective overalls and mask clean an area near St. Peter's statue (C) during the sanitation of St. Peter's Basilica in The Vatican on May 15, 2020 during the lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus. (Photos by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

Saint Peter's Basilica will reopen to visitors on Monday, after a two-month closure.

VATICAN CORONAVIRUS

Saint Peter's Basilica will reopen to visitors on Monday, after a two-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Holy See said Friday.

The Basilica, the largest Catholic church in the world, was disinfected Friday, with a team of suited and masked cleaners spraying every surface of the 23,000-square metre (250,000-square foot) church.

 en wearing protective overalls and mask clean the statue of t eter during the sanitation of t eters asilica in he atican on ay 15 2020 during the lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the 19 infection caused by the novel coronavirus hoto by lberto   Men wearing protective overalls and mask clean the statue of St. Peter during the sanitation of St. Peter's Basilica in The Vatican on May 15, 2020 during the lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus.
 
  man wearing protective overalls and mask sprays sanitizer during the sanitation of t eters asilica in he atican on ay 15 2020 during the lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the 19 infection caused by the novel coronavirus hoto by lberto   A man wearing protective overalls and mask sprays sanitizer during the sanitation of St. Peter's Basilica in The Vatican on May 15, 2020 during the lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus.

 

  man wearing protective overalls and mask sprays sanitizer during the sanitation of t eters asilica in he atican on ay 15 2020 during the lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the 19 infection caused by the novel coronavirus A man wearing protective overalls and mask sprays sanitizer during the sanitation of St. Peter's Basilica in The Vatican on May 15, 2020 during the lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus.

 

  man wearing protective overalls and mask sprays sanitizer as another drives a floor cleaning machine during the sanitation of t eters asilica in he atican on ay 15 2020 during the lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the 19 infection caused by the novel coronavirus hoto by lberto   A man wearing protective overalls and mask sprays sanitizer as another drives a floor cleaning machine during the sanitation of St. Peter's Basilica in The Vatican on May 15, 2020 during the lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus. 

 

 en wearing protective overalls and mask carry sanitizing spray during the sanitation of t eters asilica in he atican on ay 15 2020 during the lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the 19 infection caused by the novel coronavirus Men wearing protective overalls and mask carry sanitizing spray during the sanitation of St. Peter's Basilica in The Vatican on May 15, 2020 during the lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus.

 

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