• The Coronavirus outbreak has seen visitor numbers at public spaces around the world fall.
  • From airports to theme parks and religious sites, these satellite images give a before and after perspective.

The Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia

BEFORE: The Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, February 14, 2020.
BEFORE: The Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, February 14, 2020.
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: The Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, March 3, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: The Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, March 3, 2020.
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

Milan Duomo, Milan, Italy

BEFORE: Milan Duomo, Milan, Italy, January 22, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
BEFORE: Milan Duomo, Milan, Italy, January 22, 2020
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: Milan Duomo, Milan, Italy, March 4, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: Milan Duomo, Milan, Italy, March 4, 2020
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China

BEFORE: Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China, February 21, 2019. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
BEFORE: Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China, February 21, 2019
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China, February 11, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China, February 11, 2020.
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

Huoshenshan Hospital, Wuhan, China

BEFORE: Huoshenshan Hospital, Wuhan, China, April 28, 2017. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
BEFORE: Huoshenshan Hospital, Wuhan, China, April 28, 2017
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: Huoshenshan Hospital, Wuhan, China, February 22, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: Huoshenshan Hospital, Wuhan, China, February 22, 2020
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

The Hazrat Masumeh Shrine, Qom, Iran

BEFORE: The Hazrat Masumeh Shrine, Qom, Iran September 25, 2019. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
BEFORE: The Hazrat Masumeh Shrine, Qom, Iran September 25, 2019
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: The Hazrat Masumeh Shrine in Qom, Iran, March 1, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: The Hazrat Masumeh Shrine in Qom, Iran, March 1, 2020.
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

Tehran airport, Iran

BEFORE: Tehran airport, Iran, January 11, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
BEFORE: Tehran airport, Iran, January 11, 2020.
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: Tehran airport, Iran, February 29, 2020.
AFTER: Tehran airport, Iran, February 29, 2020.
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

A toll plaza, Wuhan, China

BEFORE: A toll plaza, Wuhan, China, October 17, 2019. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
BEFORE: A toll plaza, Wuhan, China, October 17, 2019
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: A toll plaza, Wuhan, China, February 25, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: A toll plaza, Wuhan, China, February 25, 2020
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

The Space Mountain ride in Tokyo Disneyland, near Tokyo, Japan

BEFORE: The Space Mountain ride in Tokyo Disneyland, near Tokyo, Japan February 1, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
BEFORE: The Space Mountain ride in Tokyo Disneyland, near Tokyo, Japan February 1, 2020
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: The Space Mountain ride in Tokyo Disneyland, near Tokyo, Japan March 1, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: The Space Mountain ride in Tokyo Disneyland, near Tokyo, Japan March 1, 2020
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

Wuhan airport, China

BEFORE: Wuhan airport, China, October 17, 2019. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
BEFORE: Wuhan airport, China, October 17, 2019
Image: Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: Wuhan airport, China, February 25, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
AFTER: Wuhan airport, China, February 25, 2020
Image: AFTER: Wuhan airport, China, February 25, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS