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The week in pictures – 28 March 2020

By Maverick Life Editors 28 March 2020

An incomplete yet hauntingly beautiful gallery of our locked down world.

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – MARCH 27: A general view of Adderley Street on Day 1 of national lockdown on March 27, 2020 in Cape Town, South Africa. According to media reports, the national lockdown will be the largest, most complicated and challenging national effort ever recorded in the country’s history, with the government having spent the last three days trying to enact various regulations which will in effect suspend South Africa’s way of life for three weeks. (Photo by Gallo Images/Brenton Geach)
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA- MARCH 27 :Empty streets in Johannesburg as national lockdown begins (Photo by Gallo Images/ Sharon Seretlo)
LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 26: An empty street in the Square Mile on March 26, 2020 in London, England. 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. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to at least 182 countries, claiming over 10,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE – MARCH 17: Police officers patrol near the Eiffel Tower during a government enforced quarantine on March 17, 2020 in Paris, France. On March 17, 2020 France imposed a nationwide lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19. (Photo by Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE – MARCH 17: Police officers patrol near the Arc de Triomphe during a government enforced quarantine on March 17, 2020 in Paris, France. On March 17, 2020 France imposed a nationwide lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19. (Photo by Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images)
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND – MARCH 26: A member of the public walk across Princess Street as people continue to socially distance themselves amid the coronavirus outbreak on March 26, 2020 in Edinburgh, Scotland. First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon along with British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, implemented 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.The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to at least 194 countries, claiming over 21,000 lives and infecting over 470,000 people. There have now been over 9,500 diagnosed cases in the UK and 463 deaths. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY – MARCH 10: A general view of Piazza Duomo on March 10, 2020 in Milan, Italy. The Italian Government has taken the unprecedented measure of a nationwide lockdown, limiting people to move only for work or health reasons, in an effort to fight the world’s second-most deadly coronavirus outbreak after China. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
Auto rickshaws sit parked on an empty street during a lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. India imposed a three-week long nationwide lockdown for its 1.3 billion people, the most far-reaching measure undertaken by any government to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg via Getty Images
NEW DELHI, INDIA – MARCH 22: Monkeys cross a deserted road during a one-day nationwide curfew imposed as a preventive measure against COVID-19 on March 22, 2020 in New Delhi, India. The death toll due to coronavirus in India reached seven on Sunday with three more fatalities reported. Besides placing 75 districts with confirmed cases under lockdown until March 31, the government of Prime Minister Narendara Modi has shut down trains, both metro and inter-state services, in an effort to curb the spread of the global pandemic in India. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)
An empty road runs down Paseo de la Castellana, one of the city’s main streets, in Madrid, Spain, on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Spain declared a state of emergency effective immediately for 15 days, significantly limiting mobility in the country as the government seeks to stop the expansion of the novel coronavirus. Photographer: Angel Navarrete/Bloomberg via Getty Images
BEIRUT, LEBANON – MARCH 26: Vehicles drive along George Haddad Road on March 26, 2020 in Beirut, Lebanon. Lebanon has recorded more than 300 cases of COVID-19, a handful of them fatal, and the government has imposed lockdown measure to curb the spread of the virus. (Photo by Daniel Carde/Getty Images)
WUHAN, CHINA – FEBRUARY 08: The view of empty Yangtze River Bridge on February 8, 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. The number of those who have died from the Wuhan coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, in China climbed to 722. (Photo by Getty Images)
WUHAN, CHINA – FEBRUARY 03: An aerial view of the roads and bridges are seen on February 3, 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. The number of those who have died from the Wuhan coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, in China climbed to 361 and cases have been reported in other countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, South Korea, India, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, and several others. (Photo by Getty Images)

Thank you to Kim McCarthy from Gallo Images for her generous help in the production of this image selection. ML

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