News around the world in pictures
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.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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).
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)
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.
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.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)