Eerily Deserted Images From Around The World As A Result Of The Coronavirus

Topline: As the worldwide corona case count rises to 121,564 confirmed infections and 4,373 deaths, institutions are taking action in the form of country-wide lock downs, school closures and urging people to stay home—and the result has left some of the most famous sites in the world eerily deserted.

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Attendance at the sacred Kaaba in Mecca’s Grand Mosque, Islam’s holiest site, was hit by measures to … [+] protect against the deadly new coronavirus. (Photo by Bandar Aldandani / AFP)

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A general view shows the Vatican’s Saint Peter’s Square and its main basilica on March 11, 2020 a … [+] day after they were closed to tourists as part of a broader clampdown aimed at curbing the coronavirus outbreak.

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Italy Clamps Down On Public Events And Travel To Halt Spread Of Coronavirus

An empty Piazza San Marco in Venice Wednesday morning, after the Italian government implemented a … [+] nationwide lockdown.

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Josip Ilicic of Atalanta scores a goal during a UEFA Champions League match between Valencia CF and … [+] Atalanta at Estadio Mestalla Tuesday in Valencia, Spain. The match was played in an empty stadium out of concern for the coronavirus.

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Wuhan, China during coronavirus outbreak

A crossroads near a Walmart supermarket in the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province, People’s Republic of … [+] China; since December 2019, Wuhan has been the center of the coronavirus outbreak and the city is under lockdown.

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Gov. Cuomo Orders Containment Zone In New Rochelle, NY Due To Coronavirus Cluster

Empty streets, restaurants and cafes in New Rochelle, New York are empty after the area was named a … [+] “containment zone” in the wake of a cluster of coronavirus infections.

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A view of the empty Spanish Step in Rome in the evening...

A view of the empty Spanish Steps in Rome the evening before the entirety Italy went under lockdown.

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An empty street in Wuhan in China’s central Hubei province Wednesday.

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Worshippers wearing face masks attend a Sunday service at the city’s largest protestant church … [+] Yeouido Full Gospel Church in Seoul.

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Concern In China As Mystery Virus Spreads

A nearly empty street is seen in a usually busy shopping district in Beijing, China.

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Seattle Area Continues To Implement Precautions To Curb Outbreak Of Coronavirus

Check in gates were quiet at SeattleTacoma International Airport on Sunday in Seattle, Washington.

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Empty seats on a flight from Frankfurt to Linz. (Photo by Bradley Collyer/PA Images via Getty … [+] Images)

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The Spanish parliament has stopped its activities after one...

The Spanish parliament stopped its activities Tuesday after a lawmaker tested positive for the … [+] coronavirus. (Photo by Bruno Thevenin/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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