Photographer: Aly Song
Title: Under the pandemic
Location: Wuhan and Shanghai of China
Period: 20211110 - 20211110
Category: Spot News

The COVID-19 pandemic, also known as the coronavirus pandemic, is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China.

The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern in January 2020 and a pandemic in March 2020. As of January 2021, more than 95 million cases have been confirmed, with more than 2.03 million deaths attributed to COVID-19.



Under the pandemic

Passengers wearing masks and covered with plastic bags walk outside the Shanghai railway station in Shanghai China as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus 2020

Under the pandemic

A closed entrance of an old residential community is seen in Wuhan Hubei province the epicentre of China s coronavirus disease COVID-19 outbreak April 5 2020

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A woman wearing a face mask gets out through barriers which have been built to block buildings from a street in Wuhan Hubei province the epicenter of China s coronavirus disease COVID-19 outbreak March 29 2020

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Medical workers hug at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport after travel restrictions to leave Wuhan the capital of Hubei province and China s epicentre of the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 outbreak were lifted April 8 2020

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Residents wearing face masks line up for nucleic acid testings at a residential compound in Wuhan the Chinese city hit hardest by the coronavirus disease COVID-19 outbreak Hubei province China May 17 2020 br In China Wuhan city of 11 million Wuhan was locked down for two months starting in late January in a draconian measure that helped stamp out the virus at its initial epicentre Hubei province and its capital city Wuhan accounted for most of China s 83 531 new coronavirus cases and 4 634 deaths The Chinese government official said in May br More than 77 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1 6 million have died and wreaking havoc on the global economy as governments imposed lockdowns to rein in its spread according to a Reuters tally Dec 2020 Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019

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Volunteers from the Blue Sky Rescue team disinfect at the Qintai Grand Theatre in Wuhan Hubei province the epicentre of China s coronavirus disease COVID-19 outbreak April 2 2020