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Our world in photos: May 1

May 1, 2020 Noah Singer
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CUBA — Checking in: Cuban medical students Hector Manuel Batista, center right, and Ricardo Delgado talked to a woman at her home as they looked for possible cases of the coronavirus in rural areas of San Jose de las Lajas on Thursday. Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP


VENEZUELA — Waiting for a meal: A woman wearing a mask and gloves waited outside a soup kitchen run by nuns, waiting for it to open to serve food in Caracas on Thursday. Photo: Ariana Cubillos/AP


SOUTH AFRICA — Happy sight: People exercised on the promenade in Cape Town on Friday, as the government began a phased easing of its strict lockdown measures. Photo: Nardus Engelbrecht/AP


MEXICO — Sorrowful days: A person waited for their turn to enter the San Nicolas Tolentino cemetery for a funeral in Iztapalapa on Thursday. Photo: Marco Ugarte/AP


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IRAN — Paying respects: Mourners wearing protective clothing prayed in Babol on Thursday over the body of a victim who died from the coronavirus. Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP


SOUTH AFRICA — Hard at work: Heath officials checked lists of people who were to be tested for COVID-19 in downtown Johannesburg on Thursday. Photo: Jerome Delay/AP


GREECE — Keeping space: Protesters practiced social distancing during a May Day rally outside the Greek Parliament in Athens on Friday. Photo: PAME via AP


BRITAIN — Quick production: Workers produced medical ventilators at AMRC Cymru in North Wales on Thursday. Photo: Jon Super/AP


JAPAN — Saying hello: Humanoid robot Pepper greeted Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike in the lobby of a hotel for coronavirus patients with mild symptoms in Tokyo on Friday. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


NEPAL — Looking out: A cat sat on the balcony of a house in Kathmandu on Friday. Nepal has extended its lockdown to May 7. Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

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