High Noon in a Coronavirus-stricken World - See Photos

India | Reuters | April 2, 2020, 3:00 pm
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 Lockdowns to halt the spread of the coronavirus have brought an uncanny silence to some of the world's busiest places. Reuters photographers have captured the hush that has descended on some of the world's best-known sites on the same day, at noon. <br /><br /> An almost empty intersection with low traffic is seen at noon on Jalan M.H. Thamrin, one of the main roads in Jakarta, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Image: Reuters)
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Lockdowns to halt the spread of the coronavirus have brought an uncanny silence to some of the world's busiest places. Reuters photographers have captured the hush that has descended on some of the world's best-known sites on the same day, at noon.

An almost empty intersection with low traffic is seen at noon on Jalan M.H. Thamrin, one of the main roads in Jakarta, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Image: Reuters)

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 A clock showing the time at noon, is pictured next to closed shops at Stock im Eisen square, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Vienna, Austria. (Image: Reuters)
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A clock showing the time at noon, is pictured next to closed shops at Stock im Eisen square, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Vienna, Austria. (Image: Reuters)

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 The clock on Spasskaya tower showing the time at noon, is pictured next to Moscow’s Kremlin, and St. Basil’s Cathedral as they stand on an empty square, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Moscow, Russia. (Image: Reuters)
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The clock on Spasskaya tower showing the time at noon, is pictured next to Moscow’s Kremlin, and St. Basil’s Cathedral as they stand on an empty square, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Moscow, Russia. (Image: Reuters)

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 A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of a beach during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the northern Gaza Strip, Palestinian Territories. (Image: Reuters)
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A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of a beach during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the northern Gaza Strip, Palestinian Territories. (Image: Reuters)

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 A clock on a building showing the time at noon on an almost empty square in Minsk, Belarus. (Image: Reuters)
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A clock on a building showing the time at noon on an almost empty square in Minsk, Belarus. (Image: Reuters)

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 A clock showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram (The Temple of the Emerald Buddha, also known as The Grand Palace), is closed for visitors due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, stands next to an empty road in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)
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A clock showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram (The Temple of the Emerald Buddha, also known as The Grand Palace), is closed for visitors due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, stands next to an empty road in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

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 A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of the National Congress during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brasilia, Brazil. (Image: Reuters)
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A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of the National Congress during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brasilia, Brazil. (Image: Reuters)

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 A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of Merlion Park, which is almost empty, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Singapore. (Image: Reuters)
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A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of Merlion Park, which is almost empty, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Singapore. (Image: Reuters)

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 A clock showing the time at noon, is pictured on a building, next to almost empty streets at Old Town Square during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Prague, Czech Republic. (Image: Reuters)
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A clock showing the time at noon, is pictured on a building, next to almost empty streets at Old Town Square during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Prague, Czech Republic. (Image: Reuters)

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 A photographer wearing a watch at noon shows the time while taking a photo of almost empty roads outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)
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A photographer wearing a watch at noon shows the time while taking a photo of almost empty roads outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man holds a pocket watch at noon, as he shows the time while posing for photo at an almost empty market near the Imam Ali shrine, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Najaf, Iraq. (Image: Reuters)
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A man holds a pocket watch at noon, as he shows the time while posing for photo at an almost empty market near the Imam Ali shrine, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Najaf, Iraq. (Image: Reuters)

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 A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of an empty road at Rajpath, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
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A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of an empty road at Rajpath, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

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 A clock showing the time at noon is seen near almost empty streets at Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Kiev, Ukraine. (Image: Reuters)
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A clock showing the time at noon is seen near almost empty streets at Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Kiev, Ukraine. (Image: Reuters)

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 A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of Damascus Gate, as it is in front of an empty staircase, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at Jerusalem's Old City. (Image: Reuters)
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A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of Damascus Gate, as it is in front of an empty staircase, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at Jerusalem's Old City. (Image: Reuters)

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 A mobile phone showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of an almost empty road with low traffic, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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A mobile phone showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of an almost empty road with low traffic, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in an almost empty area around Martyrs' Square during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Image: Reuters)
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A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in an almost empty area around Martyrs' Square during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Image: Reuters)

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 A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo as people walk past Ring Road Central Street, which is almost empty during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Accra, Ghana. (Image: Reuters)
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A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo as people walk past Ring Road Central Street, which is almost empty during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Accra, Ghana. (Image: Reuters)

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 A mobile phone showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of the United States Capitol, which is completely empty, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Washington, US. (Image: Reuters)
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A mobile phone showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of the United States Capitol, which is completely empty, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Washington, US. (Image: Reuters)

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 The seafront Malecon is pictured next to an almost empty road at noon, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Havana, Cuba. (Image: Reuters)
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The seafront Malecon is pictured next to an almost empty road at noon, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Havana, Cuba. (Image: Reuters)

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 A clock showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo at Eminonu district during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Istanbul,Turkey. (Image: Reuters)
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A clock showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo at Eminonu district during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Istanbul,Turkey. (Image: Reuters)

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 A clock shows the time at noon, as a man walks near Cape Town's city hall, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: Reuters)
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A clock shows the time at noon, as a man walks near Cape Town's city hall, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: Reuters)

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 A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of the Roman amphitheater, which is empty during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Amman, Jordan. (Image: Reuters)
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A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of the Roman amphitheater, which is empty during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Amman, Jordan. (Image: Reuters)

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 A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of Tahrir Square during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Cairo, Egypt. (Image: Reuters)
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A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of Tahrir Square during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Cairo, Egypt. (Image: Reuters)

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 A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of Bolivar avenue, which is almost empty, during coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Caracas, Venezuela. (Image: Reuters)
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A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of Bolivar avenue, which is almost empty, during coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Caracas, Venezuela. (Image: Reuters)

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 The clock strikes noon at the main concourse of the Grand Central Terminal, which is almost empty during coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Manhattan, New York City, US. (Image: Reuters)
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The clock strikes noon at the main concourse of the Grand Central Terminal, which is almost empty during coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Manhattan, New York City, US. (Image: Reuters)

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