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Our world in photos: March 20

March 20, 2020 Noah Singer
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MEXICO — All alone: South Korean tourists Myung Hee Lee and Byung Ho Im posed atop a pyramid in Teotihuacan on Thursday. Authorities announced Wednesday that they would close the pyramid complex on weekends in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Rebecca Blackwell/AP

 

ITALY — Masks on: A nun wearing a mask and gloves stood at the Institute of the Daughters of St. Camillus in Grottaferrata on Friday. Rome’s Il Messaggero reported that 59 nuns at the Institute have tested positive for the coronavirus. Photo: Roberto Monaldo/LaPresse via AP

 

JAPAN — Pushing ahead: Three-time Olympic gold medalists Tadahiro Nomura, right, and Saori Yoshida lit the Olympic torch as Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori, left, watched during the Olympic Flame Arrival Ceremony in Higashimatsushima on Friday. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP

 

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BULGARIA — Safety first: A member of parliament wore a protective suit at the Bulgarian National Assembly in Sofia on Friday in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Vesselin Borishev/AP

 

BELGIUM — Empty streets: A woman rode a bicycle in downtown Ghent on Thursday. Belgium has ordered further lockdown measures to counter the spread of the coronavirus, following in the steps of Italy, Spain and France. Photo: Francisco Seco/AP

 

MISSOURI — Dark skies: Storm clouds passed over downtown Kansas City on Thursday. Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP

 

ITALY — Spread out: People stood apart as they lined up to enter a supermarket in Rome on Friday. Photo: Andrew Medichini/AP

 

ALGERIA — At the dock: Passengers of a cruise ship arrived at the port of Algiers and were quarantined as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus on Thursday. Photo: Toufik Doudou/AP

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