Coronavirus leaves blank spaces everywhere
A man prays at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on April 6.
This aerial photo, taken on April 5, shows an empty Guanabara park in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
A lonely taxi drives on a generally blocked highway in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, on April 6.
A warning tape is wrapped around the benches in Mexico City Park to discourage people from sitting there on April 4.
Children play on an empty residential street in Matawan, New Jersey, April 1.
In Washington, an almost empty North Capitol street is seen at dusk on March 31.
On March 30, two Moscow police officers patrol an almost empty red square.
The University of Texas campus is quiet in Austin on March 29.
Empty swings hang from Sea Point Drive in Cape Town, South Africa, March 28. It was the second day of the country’s national lockdown.
A road in Mumbai, India, is deserted on March 28.
A jogger walks past Nationals Park in Washington on March 26. It would have been the opening day of Major League Baseball.
An empty subway train is seen in New York on March 17.
A pedestrian looks at a map of the Zermatt ski resort in Switzerland on March 18.
On March 20, light traffic travels along a freeway in downtown Los Angeles.
A cleric prays in an empty mosque in Baghdad, Iraq, March 20.
A monkey crosses the road near the Presidential Palace of India in New Delhi on March 22.
Only one bather remains after the closure of Bondi Beach in Sydney on March 21.
People walk along the Las Vegas Strip on March 18 after the casinos were ordered to close.
The Seattle Times newsroom is empty on March 12. Employees work remotely.
A New York woman walks through an infrequent Times Square on March 16.
A musician plays the violin on March 17 at a train station in Kiev, Ukraine.
Parking is nearly empty at The Village shopping center in Corte Madera, Calif., On March 17.
On March 15, Pope Francis delivers his blessing on an empty St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican.
Alianza Lima and Racing Club play a professional football match in an empty stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on March 12.
Desks are placed in front of empty audience seats at the Konzerthaus in Dortmund, Germany, on March 12.
The rotunda of the United States Capitol is empty after the visit of the last tour group on March 12. All public visits were suspended until the end of March.
The Oculus transportation center in New York was mostly devoid of commuters and tourists on March 15.
Stacked furniture is seen inside the Café de Flore closed in Paris on March 15.
The visitors’ locker room is empty after an NHL game in Washington on March 12. The league later announced that it has suspended its season.
A bullfight arena was empty on March 11 after events in South Korea’s Cheongdo County were suspended.
A teacher walks through an empty public school in Labastida, Spain, March 11.
On March 17, police patrol the empty square of the Trocadéro next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
An empty passenger compartment on a train traveling from Shinjuku to Hakone, Japan on March 3.
This aerial photo shows the empty Legend Siam theme park in Pattaya, Thailand, March 8.
Senior Pastor Troy Dobbs speaks to empty benches during a March 15 service at Grace Church in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. The church presented a sermon and worship music to approximately 3,500 viewers online.
The restaurant seats are empty at Covent Garden in London on March 13.
The Kaaba in the Grand Mosque, the holiest site in Islam, is normally surrounded by people in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. But it was almost empty on March 6.
A passenger walks through the empty check-in area of Beijing Daxing International Airport on March 3.
An empty cinema in Kochi, India, March 11.
An empty room is inside a train station in Jerusalem on March 11.
The National Theater in Prague, Czech Republic, March 10. The Czech government has banned events hosting more than 100 people.
The reflection of conductor Mate Hamori is seen as he conducts the Danubia Orchestra without audience at the Liszt Ferenc Music Academy in Budapest, Hungary, on March 13.
An interior view of the European Parliament building in Brussels, Belgium, March 11. Over 100 building programs have been canceled.
Amazon’s seat in Seattle was nearly empty on March 10. Amazon recommended that employees work from home.
The seats are unoccupied during a professional football match in Mönchengladbach, Germany, on March 11. The “ghost match” was played without fans.
Only a few people are seen inside Milan Cathedral in Milan, Italy, on March 4. It had reopened to the public after a week of closure.
Missouri’s Senate chamber is empty on March 12 after senators adjourned for the day and announced that they would not meet again in plenary until at least March 30.
The Louvre museum in Paris was closed on March 1.
Empty chairs are seen on a beach in Phuket, Thailand, March 11.
Staff members walk inside Venetian Macau after its casino closed on February 5.
Lights remain on inside an empty classroom at the Sapienza University in Rome on March 4.
Horses gallop past empty public stands at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong on February 23.
A delivery man wearing a face mask walks through an almost empty shopping center in Beijing on February 27.