Edition:
United States
Pictures | Fri Mar 20, 2020 | 8:50am EDT

Photos of the week

Makrina Anastasiadou and her tango partner "El Morocho" dance for the public at an almost empty restaurant after tango shows, classes and milongas, traditional tango gatherings, were suspended for at least 15 days to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto

Makrina Anastasiadou and her tango partner "El Morocho" dance for the public at an almost empty restaurant after tango shows, classes and milongas, traditional tango gatherings, were suspended for at least 15 days to prevent the spread of coronavirus...more

Makrina Anastasiadou and her tango partner "El Morocho" dance for the public at an almost empty restaurant after tango shows, classes and milongas, traditional tango gatherings, were suspended for at least 15 days to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto
Close
1 / 20
An empty street is seen in Manhattan following the outbreak of coronavirus in New York City, March 15, 2020. Nearly 9,000 cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in the United States, with more than 3,000 in New York state, according to state health departments. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

An empty street is seen in Manhattan following the outbreak of coronavirus in New York City, March 15, 2020. Nearly 9,000 cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in the United States, with more than 3,000 in New York state, according to...more

An empty street is seen in Manhattan following the outbreak of coronavirus in New York City, March 15, 2020. Nearly 9,000 cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in the United States, with more than 3,000 in New York state, according to state health departments. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
Close
2 / 20
A patient wearing a protective face mask is helped by medical personnel inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, Italy March 13, 2020. Italy's death toll from coronavirus overtook that of China, where the virus first emerged, on March 19 as hospitals said they were being overwhelmed and the government prepared to prolong emergency lockdown measures. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A patient wearing a protective face mask is helped by medical personnel inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, Italy March 13, 2020. Italy's death toll from coronavirus overtook that of China, where the virus first emerged, on March 19 as...more

A patient wearing a protective face mask is helped by medical personnel inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, Italy March 13, 2020. Italy's death toll from coronavirus overtook that of China, where the virus first emerged, on March 19 as hospitals said they were being overwhelmed and the government prepared to prolong emergency lockdown measures. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
Close
3 / 20
Visitors stand inside boxes for social distancing inside an elevator at a shopping mall amid the spread of coronavirus in Surabaya, East Java province, Indonesia, March 18, 2020. Antara Foto/Zabur Karuru via REUTERS

Visitors stand inside boxes for social distancing inside an elevator at a shopping mall amid the spread of coronavirus in Surabaya, East Java province, Indonesia, March 18, 2020. Antara Foto/Zabur Karuru via REUTERS

Visitors stand inside boxes for social distancing inside an elevator at a shopping mall amid the spread of coronavirus in Surabaya, East Java province, Indonesia, March 18, 2020. Antara Foto/Zabur Karuru via REUTERS
Close
4 / 20
People crowd the beach in Clearwater, Florida, while other jurisdictions had already closed theirs in efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus, March 17, 2020. Officials are telling Americans they must practice social distancing and avoid groups of more than 10 people to slow the spread of the pandemic. But in many places, especially outside large centers, people are defying the message. Among the reasons: The urgency has been slow to become apparent; they do not believe in the steps; or their livelihoods depend on ignoring the guidance. REUTERS/Steve Nesius

People crowd the beach in Clearwater, Florida, while other jurisdictions had already closed theirs in efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus, March 17, 2020. Officials are telling Americans they must practice social distancing and avoid groups...more

People crowd the beach in Clearwater, Florida, while other jurisdictions had already closed theirs in efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus, March 17, 2020. Officials are telling Americans they must practice social distancing and avoid groups of more than 10 people to slow the spread of the pandemic. But in many places, especially outside large centers, people are defying the message. Among the reasons: The urgency has been slow to become apparent; they do not believe in the steps; or their livelihoods depend on ignoring the guidance. REUTERS/Steve Nesius
Close
5 / 20
A gloved reporter raises his hand with other reporters as President Donald Trump takes questions during a coronavirus task force news briefing at the White House in Washington, March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A gloved reporter raises his hand with other reporters as President Donald Trump takes questions during a coronavirus task force news briefing at the White House in Washington, March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A gloved reporter raises his hand with other reporters as President Donald Trump takes questions during a coronavirus task force news briefing at the White House in Washington, March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis
Close
6 / 20
Clear water is seen in Venice's canals due to fewer tourists, motorboats and pollution, in Venice, Italy, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Clear water is seen in Venice's canals due to fewer tourists, motorboats and pollution, in Venice, Italy, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Clear water is seen in Venice's canals due to fewer tourists, motorboats and pollution, in Venice, Italy, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
Close
7 / 20
An Ebbsfleet Town fan wears a protective face mask as he drinks with fellow supporters ahead of their soccer match against Halifax Town in Halifax, Britain March 14, 2020. Britain has so far reported 144 deaths from coronavirus and 3,269 confirmed cases, but UK scientific advisers say more than 50,000 people might have already been infected. REUTERS/Phil Noble

An Ebbsfleet Town fan wears a protective face mask as he drinks with fellow supporters ahead of their soccer match against Halifax Town in Halifax, Britain March 14, 2020. Britain has so far reported 144 deaths from coronavirus and 3,269 confirmed...more

An Ebbsfleet Town fan wears a protective face mask as he drinks with fellow supporters ahead of their soccer match against Halifax Town in Halifax, Britain March 14, 2020. Britain has so far reported 144 deaths from coronavirus and 3,269 confirmed cases, but UK scientific advisers say more than 50,000 people might have already been infected. REUTERS/Phil Noble
Close
8 / 20
Wellington, a 32-year-old rockhopper penguin, meets other animals while exploring the Shedd Aquarium's Amazon Rising exhibit in Chicago, March 15, 2020. Without guests in the building, caretakers sent some of the penguins on a field trip. Shedd Aquarium/Handout via REUTERS

Wellington, a 32-year-old rockhopper penguin, meets other animals while exploring the Shedd Aquarium's Amazon Rising exhibit in Chicago, March 15, 2020. Without guests in the building, caretakers sent some of the penguins on a field trip. Shedd...more

Wellington, a 32-year-old rockhopper penguin, meets other animals while exploring the Shedd Aquarium's Amazon Rising exhibit in Chicago, March 15, 2020. Without guests in the building, caretakers sent some of the penguins on a field trip. Shedd Aquarium/Handout via REUTERS
Close
9 / 20
A plastic cover is seen between bank employees and clients following the outbreak of coronavirus in Tehran, Iran March 17, 2020. Cases in Iran rose to more than 12,000 each. An official in Tehran tweeted that the coronavirus was killing one person every 10 minutes. WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Ali Khara via REUTERS

A plastic cover is seen between bank employees and clients following the outbreak of coronavirus in Tehran, Iran March 17, 2020. Cases in Iran rose to more than 12,000 each. An official in Tehran tweeted that the coronavirus was killing one person...more

A plastic cover is seen between bank employees and clients following the outbreak of coronavirus in Tehran, Iran March 17, 2020. Cases in Iran rose to more than 12,000 each. An official in Tehran tweeted that the coronavirus was killing one person every 10 minutes. WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Ali Khara via REUTERS
Close
10 / 20
A Servpro cleaning crew member peeks through window blinds at Life Care Center of Kirkland, a long-term care facility linked to at least 29 coronavirus deaths, in Kirkland, Washington, March 12, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A Servpro cleaning crew member peeks through window blinds at Life Care Center of Kirkland, a long-term care facility linked to at least 29 coronavirus deaths, in Kirkland, Washington, March 12, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A Servpro cleaning crew member peeks through window blinds at Life Care Center of Kirkland, a long-term care facility linked to at least 29 coronavirus deaths, in Kirkland, Washington, March 12, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
Close
11 / 20
Personal trainer Antonietta Orsini holds an exercise class for her neighbors from her balcony while under lockdown in Rome, Italy, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Personal trainer Antonietta Orsini holds an exercise class for her neighbors from her balcony while under lockdown in Rome, Italy, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Personal trainer Antonietta Orsini holds an exercise class for her neighbors from her balcony while under lockdown in Rome, Italy, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
Close
12 / 20
A trader reacts as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, March 18, 2020. U.S. stocks deepened their selloff and the Dow erased virtually the last of its gains since President Donald Trump's 2017 inauguration, as the widening repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic threatened to cripple economic activity. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A trader reacts as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, March 18, 2020. U.S. stocks deepened their selloff and the Dow erased virtually the last of its gains since President Donald Trump's 2017 inauguration, as the...more

A trader reacts as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, March 18, 2020. U.S. stocks deepened their selloff and the Dow erased virtually the last of its gains since President Donald Trump's 2017 inauguration, as the widening repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic threatened to cripple economic activity. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Close
13 / 20
Paramedics wearing personal protective equipment carry a patient on a stretcher to an ambulance as they evacuate residents from a public housing building following the coronavirus outbreak at Fu Heng Estate, in Hong Kong, China March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Paramedics wearing personal protective equipment carry a patient on a stretcher to an ambulance as they evacuate residents from a public housing building following the coronavirus outbreak at Fu Heng Estate, in Hong Kong, China March 14, 2020....more

Paramedics wearing personal protective equipment carry a patient on a stretcher to an ambulance as they evacuate residents from a public housing building following the coronavirus outbreak at Fu Heng Estate, in Hong Kong, China March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
14 / 20
A pedestrian pushes a stroller as people wait in line to buy supplies at the Martin B. Retting, Inc. gun store amid coronavirus concerns in Culver City, California, March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

A pedestrian pushes a stroller as people wait in line to buy supplies at the Martin B. Retting, Inc. gun store amid coronavirus concerns in Culver City, California, March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

A pedestrian pushes a stroller as people wait in line to buy supplies at the Martin B. Retting, Inc. gun store amid coronavirus concerns in Culver City, California, March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon
Close
15 / 20
Passengers are pictured inside a public bus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Passengers are pictured inside a public bus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Passengers are pictured inside a public bus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Close
16 / 20
John Nieckarz, 60, Cheryl Scherbarth, 70, and George Kell, 73, bump elbows while bowling at The Spanish Springs Lanes inside McCall's Tavern at Spanish Springs Town Square in The Villages, Florida, March 17, 2020. While events in the sprawling retirement community's many town squares were canceled, the resident senior citizens - the demographic most at risk from the virus - have refused to panic. REUTERS/Yana Paskova

John Nieckarz, 60, Cheryl Scherbarth, 70, and George Kell, 73, bump elbows while bowling at The Spanish Springs Lanes inside McCall's Tavern at Spanish Springs Town Square in The Villages, Florida, March 17, 2020. While events in the sprawling...more

John Nieckarz, 60, Cheryl Scherbarth, 70, and George Kell, 73, bump elbows while bowling at The Spanish Springs Lanes inside McCall's Tavern at Spanish Springs Town Square in The Villages, Florida, March 17, 2020. While events in the sprawling retirement community's many town squares were canceled, the resident senior citizens - the demographic most at risk from the virus - have refused to panic. REUTERS/Yana Paskova
Close
17 / 20
Pope Francis sends a virtual hug after delivering his weekly Angelus prayer via video at the Vatican, March 15, 2020. Vatican Media/Handout via REUTERS

Pope Francis sends a virtual hug after delivering his weekly Angelus prayer via video at the Vatican, March 15, 2020. Vatican Media/Handout via REUTERS

Pope Francis sends a virtual hug after delivering his weekly Angelus prayer via video at the Vatican, March 15, 2020. Vatican Media/Handout via REUTERS
Close
18 / 20
Passengers wait aboard the cruise liner MV AidAmira as the ship sits at dock after it was quarantined due to suspected cases of coronavirus in Cape Town, South Africa, March 18, 2020. The tests came back negative. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Passengers wait aboard the cruise liner MV AidAmira as the ship sits at dock after it was quarantined due to suspected cases of coronavirus in Cape Town, South Africa, March 18, 2020. The tests came back negative. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Passengers wait aboard the cruise liner MV AidAmira as the ship sits at dock after it was quarantined due to suspected cases of coronavirus in Cape Town, South Africa, March 18, 2020. The tests came back negative. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
Close
19 / 20
A lone person stands on the empty square between La Almudena Cathedral and the Royal Palace during a partial lockdown in Madrid, Spain March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A lone person stands on the empty square between La Almudena Cathedral and the Royal Palace during a partial lockdown in Madrid, Spain March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A lone person stands on the empty square between La Almudena Cathedral and the Royal Palace during a partial lockdown in Madrid, Spain March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Susana Vera
Close
20 / 20

Next Slideshows

Italy's hospitals struggle through coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus crisis has pushed hospitals to breaking point at the epicenter of the contagion in northern Italy and left other regions scrambling to...

Mar 19 2020

Clear water flows through Venice canals

Venice's canals run clear as tourists are forced to stay away during the coronavirus outbreak.

Mar 19 2020

Toilet paper, eggs and Q-Tips: What shoppers are stocking up on

A look inside the shopping carts at grocery stores in British Columbia, Canada, during the coronavirus outbreak.

Mar 18 2020

Italy's windows, balconies and rooftops amid coronavirus

Italians take to windows, balconies and rooftops to socialize with neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mar 18 2020

MORE IN PICTURES

Solitary scenes in the coronavirus pandemic

Solitary scenes in the coronavirus pandemic

Images of isolation in the time of coronavirus self-quarantine.

Inside New York City, epicenter of U.S. coronavirus outbreak

Inside New York City, epicenter of U.S. coronavirus outbreak

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio projected that over half of the city of more than 8 million people will become infected with coronavirus and appealed to the federal government to provide New York with more ventilators to face a public health crisis he estimated would last into May.

Quarantine culture from rooftops, balconies and windows

Quarantine culture from rooftops, balconies and windows

People self-isolate together, finding communities with neighbors from their balconies, windows and rooftops.

Constructing temporary coronavirus hospitals

Constructing temporary coronavirus hospitals

Governments around the world scramble to build temporary facilities to treat COVID-19 patients amid a shortage of intensive care beds and ventilators.

Brazil's coronavirus lockdown seen from above

Brazil's coronavirus lockdown seen from above

Aerial views of a deserted Rio de Janeiro under coronavirus lockdown.

Homeless stuck on the streets during coronavirus lockdown

Homeless stuck on the streets during coronavirus lockdown

As most of the world headed indoors to wait out the coronavirus, the homeless are stranded with nowhere else to go.

Inside an Italian hospital's COVID-19 unit

Inside an Italian hospital's COVID-19 unit

Medical staff in the intensive care unit at Milan's San Raffaele hospital treat patients with coronavirus.

Locked-down no longer, China's Hubei begins return to normal

Locked-down no longer, China's Hubei begins return to normal

Life started returning to normal after two months of lockdown in Hubei province, epicenter of China's coronavirus outbreak, with traffic controls lifted, construction resuming and people catching buses and trains across once-shut borders.

Empty spaces amid coronavirus

Empty spaces amid coronavirus

Cinemas, stadiums, town squares, churches and other public gathering places are devoid of people as the coronavirus spreads around the world.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast