Italy's government has put the country on lockdown. Officials in states across the US have closed K-12 schools. Colleges have switched from holding in-person classes to remote learning. Major sporting events have been canceled. Even daily shopping trips and simple strolls down the street aren't the same.
This gallery shows the eerie emptiness in the age of COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus.
Here, the entry gate to Disneyland in Anaheim, California, is locked on March 16, 2020. The entire Disneyland resort has shut down due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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A match without fans
Here are two German soccer teams playing in front of an empty stadium near the Dutch border on Feb. 9, 2020.
People wearing face masks visit Shanghai's Disneytown complex on March 10, 2020. The entertainment district has partially reopened, after shutting down as a precaution, though the adjacent Disneyland amusement park remains closed.
No one's hanging out in New York's iconic Central Park, if this before-and-after satellite image from Maxar Technologies is any indication. The first image was taken on Nov. 4, 2019, the second on March 11, 2020.
Universal Studios, near Los Angeles, is a ghost town during the coronavirus epidemic, as proven in these satellite images from Maxar. The image on the left was taken on March 18, 2020, the one on the right on March 22.
A view of a closed children's playground on March 24, 2020 in London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced strict lockdown measures urging people to stay at home and only leave the house for basic food shopping, exercise once a day and essential travel to and from work.
Toys are left abandoned at the Westchester Day School in New York on March 10, 2020. Officials put an area of the county in New Rochelle in a containment area after finding a "cluster" of coronavirus infections there.
Market Street in downtown San Francisco, usually a bustling thoroughfare on a Tuesday midday, appears virtually empty on March 10, 2020. Employees around the country are working remotely to protect themselves from coronavirus.
A street in Venice, Italy, is completely empty March 8, 2020, the day after Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced a "national emergency" imposed quarantines on the Lombardy and Veneto regions, which contain roughly a quarter of the country's population. The quarantines were later extended to the whole country.