In pictures: this is what social distancing looks like around the world

Photos showing what measures are being taken to avoid transmission of COVID-19. Image: REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Douglas Broom

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Outdoor space: People stand 1 metre apart as they queue to buy groceries in Colombo, Sri Lanka, during a break in a government-imposed coronavirus curfew. Image: REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
Social circles: Grocery shoppers keep a safe distance in Kolkata, India. Image: REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
Food to go: Bangkok delivery drivers wait for orders at a food store in Thailand’s capital. Image: REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
Waiting room: Passengers at Miami International Airport distance from one another after flights to New York were cancelled because of the high number of coronavirus cases in the city. Image: REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Keeping faith: Worshippers at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond, Washington, US. Image: REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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Breaking news: Journalists wait to hear the outcome of a meeting about coronavirus economic aid legislation at the US Congress in Washington DC. Image: REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert
Meals apart: Nurses line up for donated lunches in London, UK. Image: REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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