Photos of the Week (03/29/20)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday right around this time.

1) A staff member preserves the Olympic flame to the lantern during the “Flame of Recovery” special exhibition at Aquamarine Park in Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan, March 25. It was announced the day prior that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games were postponed. Photo: Getty Images

2) The North Manchester General Hospital Infectious Diseases ward team urges people to stay home, in Manchester, England, on March 20, 2020. Photo: Sarah Lawrence via Reuters

3) A 17-year-old who asked not to be named wears a yellow hazmat suit, gas mask, boots, and gloves as he walks with his family, from Gaithersburg, Maryland, under cherry-blossom trees in full bloom along the tidal basin in Washington, D.C., on March 22, 2020. “I’m not worried for me since I’m young,” says the 17-year-old. “I’m wearing this in case I come into contact with anyone who is older, so that I won’t be a threat to them.” He plans to wear his protective outfit for the coronavirus each time he leaves the house. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin / AP

4) A police officer chases street vendors in Kampala, Uganda, March 26, after Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni directed the public to stay home for 32 days starting March 22 to curb the spread of COVID-19. Photo: Getty Images

5) Employees of Bestattung Himmelblau funeral home rehearse a livestream of an upcoming funeral in Vienna, March 24. Photo: Getty Images

6) A Red Cross worker checks on a homeless person lying on a step near the Colosseum in Rome, Italy.  Since the coronavirus crisis, Red Cross workers have been increasing their daily activities to meet the growing needs of the homeless in Rome. With nobody around on the streets to give them food or money, and restaurants that would usually donate leftovers closed, homeless are struggling to find food and other supplies to keep them going. Photos: REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

7) A couple looks at a mobile phone as they sit in a car at a screening at a drive-through cinema in Seoul, South Korea, March 21, 2020. Photo: AFP

8) A park security guard wearing a protective face mask feeds a squirrel, following restrictions on access to city parks in an attempt to prevent the spread of coronavirus outbreak in Sofia, Bulgaria. Photo: Reuters

9) An Indonesian bride wearing a face mask is sprayed inside a disinfection chamber on her wedding day in Surabaya, East Java Province, Indonesia, in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Photo: Reuters

10) Father Scott Holmer of St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church makes the sign of the cross while holding confession in the church parking lot on March 20, 2020, in Bowie, Maryland. Holmer, who sits six feet away from those in cars, holds drive-through confessions daily in the parking lot of the church because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: Rob Carr / Getty

11) Catholic priest Reginaldo Manzotti conducts a mass, broadcast live on television, with photos of the faithful over the church’s pews at the Santuario de Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe church in Curitiba, Brazil March 21, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

12) Juliette rings a ‘closing bell’ as NYSE-AMEX floor traders work in an off-site trading office they built when the New York Stock Exchange closed due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, in Brooklyn, New York City. Photo: REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

13) A man walks alone through the nearly empty Oculus transportation hub at the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, New York, March 27, 2020. pHOTO: REUTERS/Mike Segar

14) A commuter enjoys the sunset alone on the upper deck of a Staten Island Ferry in Manhattan, New York City, March 26, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

15) Lydia Hassebroek attends a ballet class from home while practicing social distancing during the outbreak of coronavirus in Brooklyn, New York. Photo: REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

16) Gina Mares Kurtz, who lives in Seattle, takes part in a virtual kung fu class on Zoom with Seven Star Women’s Kung Fu while camping with her family to get away from the coronavirus outbreak at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, Washington. Photo: REUTERS/Brian Snyder

17) Pigeons, normally fed by tourists, search for food around people sitting in an almost-empty Bolivar square in Bogota, Colombia, on March 25, 2020. Photo: Juan Barreto / AFP / Getty

18) A homeless man looks for money in a Trafalgar Square fountain in London. Photograph: Jill Mead/The Guardian

19) Social distancing fail? People walk around the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, to see this year’s cherry blossoms despite the coronavirus outbreak, March 21.  Photo: Getty Images

20) Social distancing fail? Englewood Beach in Charlotte County, Florida, March 20. Photo: Getty Images

21) An employee prepares chocolate Easter bunnies wearing protective masks at Bäckerei Bohnenblust in Bern, Switzerland, on March 25, 2020.  Photo: Arnd Wiegmann / Reuters

22) A saleswoman at the Schuerener Backparadies Bakery shows a tray of cakes wrapped in fondant to resemble toilet paper rolls, in Dortmund, Germany. Photo: AP

23) Coba the Spectacled Owl is brought to see the Humboldt penguins while the zoo is closed to visitors at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington. Photo: REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

24) Optician and former science educator Ali Nelson, jobless after her Washington D.C.-based eyewear store closed due to coronavirus, poses with her pet tarantula Polly at her home in Burke, Virginia. Photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

AND FINALLY….Downtown Milwaukee buildings illuminate the darkness



One thought on “Photos of the Week (03/29/20)

  1. Pingback: My Most Popular Blogs (04/06/20) | This Just In… From Franklin, WI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s