Quarantine culture from rooftops, balconies and windows
Hindu devotees pray for the eradication of coronavirus during Chaitra Navratri amid a nationwide lockdown in Ahmedabad, India, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave
Amateur pianist Alberto Gestoso Arce, 37, plays from his balcony for neighbors near the Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona, Spain March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
Sophie and Emily Ward pose for a photograph with their hand-drawn picture of rainbows and a message on their window in St Helens, Britain, March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble
Residents exercise on their balconies according to the instructions of fitness trainer Patricio Cervantes in Hamburg, Germany, March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer
An elderly man looks out the window watching police order people to return to their houses in Langa township in Cape Town, South Africa, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham
People gather on a rooftop of a residential building in Caracas, Venezuela March 22, 2020. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
Nine-year-old Eve looks out of the front window at her home in London, Britain, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville
A woman cleans the terrace outside her window during the third day of the lockdown in Kathmandu, Nepal March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
A woman and children look out a window from an apartment in Greenwich Village in Manhattan, New York City, March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar
A man stands at his apartment balcony in Miami, Florida March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
A board with the inscription "The best medicine is and remains love" is seen on a balcony at the Kreuzberg district in Berlin, Germany, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi
A woman recites the "Our Father" prayer with a rosary in her hand in the window of her home, after Pope Francis called on Christians around the world to stop at noon and pray, in Grosseto, Italy, March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini
French tenor singer Stephane Senechal sings from his apartment window in Paris, France, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Danny Wertheimer plays guitar and sings to his neighbors from his balcony two days after California s Governor Gavin Newsom implemented a statewide "stay at home order" in Oakland, California, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Kate Munsch
DJ and event producer Nash Petrovic live streams a set from his roof during the outbreak of coronavirus disease in Brooklyn, New York, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
Residents clap and bang utensils from their balcony to cheer for emergency personnel and sanitation workers who are on the frontlines in the fight against coronavirus, in Ahmedabad, India, March 22, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave
A couple sits at an open window in Hamburg, Germany as the spread of the coronavirus disease continues March 22, 2020. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer
A person stands on the roof of a building after Cyprus registered its first death from the coronavirus disease in Nicosia, Cyprus March 22, 2020. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou
A man wearing a face mask and his dog look out of a window as the spread of the coronavirus disease continues in Prague, Czech Republic, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny
Uruguayan cellist Karina Nunez performs for her neighbors at the balcony of her department during the coronavirus disease outbreak, in Panama City, Panama March 20, 2020. REUTERS/Erick Marciscano
Hungarian musician Adam Moser plays for neighbors from his balcony, as the spread of coronavirus disease continues, in Budapest, Hungary, March 22, 2020. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo
Residents toast during a "safe distance" aperitif time between neighbors during the coronavirus lockdown imposed by the Belgian government in an attempt to slow down the coronavirus disease, in the Brussels commune of Anderlecht, Belgium March 22,...more
A resident of Brooklyn relaxes in a hammock hung on a balcony to read a book as the city practices social distancing due to the outbreak of coronavirus disease in New York City, New York, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Classical musicians Sofia Ceccato and her husband Simon Bechemin acknowledge thanks as they play for neighbours from their balcony during the coronavirus disease outbreak, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
A person dances on the balcony of their apartment amid the coronavirus disease outbreak in Seattle, Washington, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Spanish blues singer Beatriz Berodia "Betta" sings from her balcony during a daily evening concert to support health workers and to make it easier for her neighbours to bear the coronavirus lockdown in Madrid, Spain, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Susana...more
Personal trainer Antonietta Orsini carries out an exercise class for her neighbours from her balcony while Italians cannot leave their homes due to the coronavirus disease outbreak, in Rome, Italy, March 18, 2020.
People stand on their balcony and clap as they take part in an initiative to hold mass applause for medical teams fighting the coronavirus outbreak, in Modiin Israel March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
A woman lights a candle on her balcony as faithful across Italy say a prayer for people suffering from coronavirus disease, in Rome, Italy, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
A man sits alone on a roof terrace during Italy's nationwide lockdown in Rome, Italy March 15, 2020. In the distance, no cars are seen on a usually busy highway. REUTERS/Emily Roe
A woman sits on the roof of her home at Plaza Mayor square during a partial lockdown as part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat the coronavirus disease outbreak in Madrid, Spain March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
A woman lights her smart phone from a balcony as part of nationwide flash mob to "light up Italy" and raise morale as Italians remain on lockdown due to a coronavirus outbreak, in Rome, Italy, March 15, 2020. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
A boy plays the saxophone from a balcony during a flash mob to raise morale as Italian government continues restrictive movement measures to combat the coronavirus outbreak, in Milan, Italy March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo
Youngers pose for a photo on a balcony of their shared flat as they remain confined inside it due to the coronavirus outbreak, in downtown Ronda, southern Spain March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
An Italian flag hangs on an apartment balcony reading "Tutto andra bene" - "everything will be alright", a phrase that has become symbolic of hope in Italy's coronavirus crisis, as part of a flashmob organized to raise morale in Rome, Italy, March...more
A man and a kid are seen in a balcony on the fourth day of an unprecedented lockdown across all of Italy imposed to slow the outbreak of coronavirus, in Naples, Italy March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Ciro de Luca
Governments around the world scramble to build temporary facilities to treat COVID-19 patients amid a shortage of intensive care beds and ventilators.
Aerial views of a deserted Rio de Janeiro under coronavirus lockdown.
Medical staff in the intensive care unit at Milan's San Raffaele hospital treat patients with coronavirus.
Life started returning to normal after two months of lockdown in Hubei province, epicenter of China's coronavirus outbreak, with traffic controls lifted,...