In pictures: A global pandemic

A deadly virus spreads around the world leaving a mounting death toll and threatening the global economy.


Reuters April 29, 2020
People perform prayer as they perform social distancing near Kaaba in the Grand Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia April 28, 2020. Picture taken April 28, 2020. Saudi Press Agency/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.

More than 3.11 million people have been infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 216,667 have died, according to a Reuters tally.

Tokyo, Japan

A passenger wearing a face mask waits for a train on an almost empty platform of Tokyo station where fewer people than usual are seen during Golden Week holidays following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan, April 29, 2020.REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon A passenger wearing a face mask waits for a train on an almost empty platform of Tokyo station.PHOTO:REUTERS

A passenger wearing a face mask waits for a train on an almost empty platform of Tokyo station where fewer people than usual are seen during Golden Week holidays following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan, April 29, 2020.REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Empty platform of Tokyo station where fewer people than usual are seen during Golden Week holidays following the coronavirus disease outbreak, in Tokyo.PHOTO: REUTERS

Germany

A customers at the food discounter ALDI is wearing a protective mask, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Duesseldorf, Germany, April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay Customers at the food discounter wearing a protective mask. PHOTO: REUTERS

Customers at the food discounter ALDI buy groceries, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Duesseldorf, Germany, April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay Customers at the food discounter ALDI buy groceries, as the spread of coronavirus disease. PHOTO: REUTERS

Saudia Arabia

Saudi Arabia closes two holiest shrines to foreigners as coronavirus fears grow Saudi Arabia closes two holiest shrines to foreigners as coronavirus fears grow.PHOTO: REUTERS

People perform prayer as they perform social distancing near Kaaba in the Grand Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia April 28, 2020. Picture taken April 28, 2020. Saudi Press Agency/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. People perform prayer as they perform social distancing near Kaaba. PHOTO: REUTERS

Saudi Arabia suspends entry for pilgrims over coronavirus Saudi Arabia suspends entry for pilgrims over coronavirus. PHOTO: REUTERS

London

Face masks 'hot item' at London Fashion Week amid virus fears. PHOTO: REUTERS Face masks 'hot item' at London Fashion Week amid virus fears. PHOTO: REUTERS

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No Plans to Shut UK Parliament Despite Positive Coronavirus Test. PHOTO: REUTERS No Plans to Shut UK Parliament Despite Positive Coronavirus Test. PHOTO: REUTERS

United States

U.S. coronavirus death toll rises as cases hit 750,000.PHOTO: REUTERS U.S. coronavirus death toll rises as cases hit 750,000.PHOTO: REUTERS

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More U.S. protests call for lifting coronavirus restrictions as governors push back. PHOTO: REUTERS More U.S. protests call for lifting coronavirus restrictions as governors push back. PHOTO: REUTERS

Coronavirus precautions. PHOTO: REUTERS Coronavirus precautions. PHOTO: REUTERS

Italy hit by lethal coronavirus cases puts 11 town on lockdown. PHOTO: REUTERS Italy hit by lethal coronavirus cases puts 11 town on lockdown. PHOTO: REUTERS

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