A woman wearing a mask takes photos of cherry blossoms at the Yuyuantan Park in Beijing.
Gulf Today Report
Over a 24-hour period, a third of world population is now under orders to stay home.
More than three billion people have been asked to stay at home in almost 70 countries and territories as governments battle the coronavirus pandemic.
From Paris to Santa Monica, Dhaka to Panama, life has shuddered to a halt in varying degrees, with the closure of restaurants and other non-essential businesses and school classes suspended, while gatherings are banned, transport is limited and beaches and parks now no-go zones.
Around one in five people around the globe are under lockdown, as the world enters a critical week in responding to the accelerating coronavirus pandemic.
Here are 25 photographs, taken from Monday to Tuesday, showing scenes playing out in countries around the globe, of deserted roads and city centres, people working at home, pupils being schooled online, lonely funerals and spontaneous concerts from balconies.
More than 21,305 have died due to the pandemic coronavirus and 472,762 people have been infected globally.
Being physically active is of supreme importance in the current times; it not only aids in the overall well well-being of a person but also acts as a coping mechanism to deal with stress, anxiety and other psychological constraints.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention announced a new case of Coronavirus infection in the country, and added that the patient was stable and under medical care.
Several political leaders and even others, including doctors and researchers, have pinned hope that the virus would not be this deadly with the arrival of summer.
Chicago’s artistic community has placed refrigerators throughout the city which offer free and healthy food to the needy and the homeless.
A road trip covering the 700 or so hot springs dotted around the island paradise is the perfect rejuvenation for your body, mind and soul.
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. A five-year-old giant African pouched rat called Magawa, however, has to be one of the world's most unlikely life-savers.