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This is how couples around the world are marrying under COVID-19

Coronavirus has upended marriage plans. Image: REUTERS/Johanna Geron

Johnny Wood

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A young couple poses for a picture after taking their wedding vows over a two-way radio in a parking lot after marriage services resumed for couples whose nuptials were postponed during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Anaheim, California, U.S., April 17, 2020.      REUTERS/Mike Blake - RC2K6G96HIPW
This young couple in Anaheim, California, pose for a picture after taking their wedding vows over a two-way radio in a parking lot on 17 April. Marriage services have resumed for couples whose nuptials were postponed during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Image: REUTERS/Mike Blake

An Indonesian couple Novi Herdjanto and Mellawati Isnoer wear protective masks before their wedding amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at a local religion department office in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 11, 2020 in this photo taken by Antara Foto.  Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan  via REUTERS  ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. INDONESIA OUT. - RC272G9E7DX2
Indonesian couple Novi Herdjanto and Mellawati Isnoer wear protective masks before their wedding at a local religion department office in Jakarta, Indonesia, on 11 April. Image: via REUTERS

Israeli couple Roni Ben-Ari and Yonatan Meushar, dance as they get married at Ein Hemed Forest Wedding Venue who are offering free, small scale weddings for young couples whose weddings cannot take place as planned due to restrictions imposed by the government to fight the coronavirus, in Ein Hemed, Israel March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC2IMF939C4Q
Israeli couple Roni Ben-Ari and Yonatan Meushar dance as they get married at Ein Hemed Forest Wedding Venue on 18 March. Image: REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An Iraqi couple is seen at their wedding during a curfew imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the holy city of Kerbala, Iraq April 12, 2020. Picture taken April 12, 2020. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa Al-deen - RC278G9YGHFW
An Iraqi couple is seen at their wedding during a curfew imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease, in the holy city of Karbala, Iraq on April 12. Image: REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa Al-deen

Indonesian couple wearing protective masks Mohamad Nurjaman and Ugi Lestari Widya Bahri greets their family members through a video conference after their wedding ceremony amid the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, April 10, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan - RC2K1G9FBJRX
Indonesian couple Mohamad Nurjaman and Ugi Lestari Widya Bahri greet their family members by video conference after their wedding ceremony on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, on April 10. Image: REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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