These Coronavirus Images From Around The World Are Terrifying

The Coronavirus has been detected in over 70 countries including the United States. There are 114 confirmed cases in 16 states. Fear of contracting the pathogen has disrupted the daily lives of millions. Schools in Italy and Washington State have been shutdown, tourists attractions like The Louvre have been temporarily shuttered. In the state of California, a cruise ship is not be allowed to disembark because of ill passengers. These coronavirus images show just how far spread the disease is and depict its transformation of our society into a horror movie.

1. Saudi Arabia

A photograph taken on March 5, 2020 shows the white-tiled area surrounding the Kaaba, inside Mecca’s Grand Mosque, empty of worshippers. – Saudi Arabia today emptied Islam’s holiest site for sterilisation over fears of the new coronavirus, an unprecedented move after the kingdom suspended the year-round umrah pilgrimage. (Photo by ABDEL GHANI BASHIR / AFP) (Photo by ABDEL GHANI BASHIR/AFP via Getty Images)

2. South Korea

TOPSHOT – South Korean soldiers wearing protective gear spray disinfectant to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, at a shopping district in Seoul on March 4, 2020. – South Korea reported 142 more novel coronavirus cases on March 4, a significantly lower increase than the day before, taking its total to 5,328 — the largest in the world outside China. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP) (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP via Getty Images)

3. Iraq

The body temperature of an Iraqi passenger returning from Iran is measured upon arrival at Najaf International Airport on March 5, 2020. – Iraqi health authorities announced the country’s first two deaths from the new coronavirus, one in the capital Baghdad and the other in the autonomous Kurdish region. (Photo by Haidar HAMDANI / AFP) (Photo by HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP via Getty Images)


Passengers arriving on international flights are asked to desinfect their hands at Entebbe Airport as they are screened for signs of the novel coronavirus at Entebbe Airport on March 3, 2020. – The deadly virus has marched well beyond China’s borders, spreading across Asia and Europe and into Latin America, Africa and the United States. More than 90,000 people have been infected and 3,100 killed since the virus first emerged in China’s Hubei province late last year. (Photo by SUMY SADURNI / AFP) (Photo by SUMY SADURNI/AFP via Getty Images)

5. France

A person stands under an umbrella looking at the deserted courtyard outside the Louvre Pyramid, the main entrance to the museum which was once a royal residence, located in central in Paris on March 2, 2020. – The Louvre in Paris, the world’s most visited museum, was closed for a second day running on March 2, 2020, after staff refused for a second day running to work due to coronavirus fears, a union said. The Paris museum insisted that closure was not necessary in response to fears over the virus, which has spread to over 60 countries after first emerging in China late last year. (Photo by Ludovic Marin / AFP) (Photo by LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP via Getty Images)

6. Italy

ROME, ITALY – MARCH 5: The square in front of the Colosseum, which is usually crowded with hundreds of tourist stands almost empty on March 5, 2020 in Rome, Italy. Over 3,089 people have been infected by the novel Coronavirus in Italy. Among these 107 people have died (mainly because of a previous and serious clinical conditions compromised by the virus), 2,706 people have currently tested positive and 276 people have recovered, making Italy the hub of the epidemic in the west. The Italian government is putting in place emergency measures including closing all schools and universities in the country from Thursday until at least mid-March in a bid to contain the Coronavirus (COVID-19). (Photo by Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)

7. Senegal

A man in a market wearing a face mask in Dakar, Senegal, on March 3, 2020. A french person coming by a plane with Air Senegal arrived saturday 29 th of february in Dakar,in Senegal,and suspected of being infected has just tested positive of the coronavirus,( COVID-19 ) by the Pasteur Institute of Dakar on 3rd March 2020. It is the First case of coronavirus in Senegal. (Photo by Jerome Gilles/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

8. Kenya

NAIROBI, Feb. 20, 2020 — Kenyan primary school students hold placards to support China in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, Feb. 19, 2020.
Many children from across the world have created their paintings in solidarity with China’s fight against novel coronavirus epidemic. (Photo by Li Yan/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Li Yan via Getty Images)

9. England

WEYMOUTH, ENGLAND – MARCH 05: Empty toilet paper shelves in Sainsbury’s on March 05, 2020 in Weymouth, United Kingdom. A shortage of products has hit shops in the wake of the contagious coronavirus illness. (Photo by Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images)

10. China

People wearing face masks walks past decorative lanterns outside a railway station in Hefei, Chinas eastern Anhui province on March 4, 2020. – China on March 4 reported 38 more deaths from the new coronavirus but a fall in fresh cases for a third consecutive day. (Photo by Noel Celis / AFP) (Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP via Getty Images)

11. Lebanon

Sanitary workers disinfect a church in Beirut on March 5, 2020. – Lebanon’s health minister said hospitals were ready to deal with any further spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the country, where 13 cases have been recorded with no deaths. (Photo by – / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)

12. USA

WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 29: U.S. President Donald Trump pauses during a news conference at the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House February 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. Department of Health in Washington State has reported the first death in the U.S. related to the coronavirus. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Eric has revolved in and out of passport controls for over 20 years. From his first archaeological field school in Belize to rural villages in Ethiopia and Buddhist temples in Laos, Eric has come smile to smile with all walks of life. A writer, photographer and entrepreneur, the LA native believes the power of connectivity and community is enriched through travel.

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