In pictures: High noon during coronavirus lockdown

An aerial view shows the deserted Place de l'Etoile and the Arc de Triomphe, during a lockdown imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Paris, France April 4, 2020. Picture taken with a drone.

COVID-19 has transformed the sight of the world's most recognizable monuments. Image: REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

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A mobile phone showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of an almost empty road with low traffic, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, March 31, 2020.
Wuhan, China. Image: REUTERS/Aly Song
The clock strikes noon at the main concourse of the Grand Central Terminal, which is almost empty during coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., March 31, 2020.
Grand Central Terminal, New York. Image: REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
The clock on Spasskaya tower showing the time at noon, is pictured next to Moscow’s Kremlin, and St. Basil’s Cathedral as they stand on an empty square, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Moscow, Russia, March 31, 2020.
Red Square, Moscow. Image: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of Damascus Gate, as it is in front of an empty staircase, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at Jerusalem's Old City, March 31, 2020.
Damascus Gate, Jerusalem. Image: REUTERS/Ammar Awad
A watch showing the time at noon, is displayed for a photo in front of Merlion Park, which is almost empty, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Singapore, March 31, 2020.
The Merlion, Singapore. Image: REUTERS/Edgar Su
A man wearing a protective face mask, takes a photo with his mobile phone at noon, at Shibuya Crossing, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan, March 31, 2020.
Shibuya, Tokyo. Image: REUTERS/Issei Kato
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