Life in the times of COVID-19 - Glimpses from around the world

As the entire world battles with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, life as we know it has changed drastically. From being forced to wear face masks to grocery stores empyting out to streets turning into ghost town - the world is seeing an unprecedented time. 

Here are some glimpses from around the world of how life looks in the times of  COVID-19. 

Italians hanging their national flag over the balconies or windows showing that they’re okay. Italy is the second worst affected country after China. Photo courtesy: Instagram/gianlucamandelli1
Italians hanging their national flag over the balconies or windows showing that they’re okay. Italy is the second worst affected country after China. Photo courtesy: Instagram/gianlucamandelli1
Panic buying in the UK leaves grocery store shelves empty, prompting supermarket chains to impose purchase limits. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@Covid19depot
Panic buying in the UK leaves grocery store shelves empty, prompting supermarket chains to impose purchase limits. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@Covid19depot
Suitcases of Indian evacuees from Iran being disinfected. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@airnewsalerts
Suitcases of Indian evacuees from Iran being disinfected. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@airnewsalerts
Las Vegas casinos turn ghost towns as COVID-19 spreads through the US. Photo courtesy: Connected to India
Las Vegas casinos turn ghost towns as COVID-19 spreads through the US. Photo courtesy: Connected to India
A volunteer disinfecting a make-shift classroom at a camp for displaced people in Idlib, Syria. Photo courtesy: Instagram/unicef
A volunteer disinfecting a make-shift classroom at a camp for displaced people in Idlib, Syria. Photo courtesy: Instagram/unicef
The UK has reported 2626 cases and 103 deaths as of March 18. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@stadiogoal
The UK has reported 2626 cases and 103 deaths as of March 18. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@stadiogoal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

asalamualaikum👏kepada ahli prniagaan,bkerja sndri dan lain2 yg cuti tanpa gaji.hrap la bersabar.bkn kita yg nk bnda ni tp da diuji perlu lh tempuhi dgn kuat.mne premis2 tu usah la brdegil lg nk buka.jgn dikejar duit yg x sberapa.bkn kita je merosot.ekonomi kerajaan pun akn merosot.diberi cuti 2 mggu nk juga bkerja.kaya mne pun duit tu x ley dptkn pnwar.klu da brjangkit hah cuti la 2-3 bulan,disbbkn 2 mggu jd 2-3 bulan kne cuti.tu pun klu nadi msih berdnyut lg.klu x bdnyut,nk uruskn jnzah pun susah,kluarga x dpt tgok nk brsntuhan.saat paling sedih kita mnggal xde sapa yg boley dekatkn dr mreka dgn kita😌kesian kn la pd staff hspital yg kje 24 jam mnjga pesakit.risiko mreka lg tnggi nk bjngkit.rngankn la beban aggota2 polis dan lain2.ada yg sibuk nk mlepak mnum,brpusu2 balik kmpung,pelajar yg cuti blik ke halamn pun dikecam.klu x blik hlaman mne dye org nk pgi.dan mcm2 la krenah yg ada.jgn pntgkan dr sndri,nnti klu da sakit bkn dr sndri yg jaga.staff hspital juga yg jaga🤦‍♂️tu pun klu hspital ad kekosongan lg.bygkn klu da x muat.staff x ckup🤷ada yg kata x kje x mkn,nk byar sewa,hutang bank,kperluan rumah dan lain2 komitmen.rasanya bnda ni x jd mslah kot sbb satu dunia yg kne.bank kmgkinan ad kemaafan atas lewat byar ataw mgkin akan ada cara lain yg akn dibertahu nnti.owner kedai/rumah sewa pun msty fham sbb dye pun kne bnda yg sama.klu x fham juga x taw la nk ckp.ujian tuhan xde sapa boley lawan.hebat mne mnusia.pngkat tnggi mne pun x de gunaya bila ditimpa musibah.hnya berdoa je yg boley buat.dunia hnya pnjaman seketika.pnyakit yg diturunkn dr dye dan akn sembuh dgn izinya.insyallah dipermudahkn urusan kita smua.sdkit rngkasan yg trlintas di fkiran sy.(ALLAHUMA SOLLI ALA SAYYIDINA MUHAAMAD)(WAALA ALI MUHAMMAD) (ak mmbenteng diri dgn nma tuhan yg mmpunyai kmuliaan dn kekuatan ,ak brpegang teguh pd tuhan yg mnguasai alam nyata dn alam ghaib,ak brtwakal kpd tuhan yg hidup dn yg tidak mati selama2nya.smoga kiranya engkau hindarkan kami ya allah dr bala dan wabak.ssughnya egkau maha kuasa ats tiap2 sesuatu)🤲AMINN -JIKA SYA TRSLAH BETULKN DAN MAAFKAN SY. -KOMEN SETUJU DN SHARE JIKA STTMENT SY BENAR -GMBR SEKADAR RENUNGAN KITA #covid_19 #corona #prayforworld #stayathome

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A deserted street in Salerno, Italy. Photo courtesy: Instagram/musicatv.girl
A deserted street in Salerno, Italy. Photo courtesy: Instagram/musicatv.girl

 

 

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