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Our world in photos: May 21

May 21, 2020 Noah Singer
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BURUNDI — Election day: Electoral officials held up ballot boxes to show they were empty before people cast votes in the presidential election in Giheta on Wednesday. Photo: Berthier Mugiraneza/AP


ISRAEL — At the beach: People enjoyed the beach in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, the first day beaches reopened as part of the lifting of Israel’s coronavirus restrictions. Photo: Oded Balilty/AP


THAILAND — Crossing over: A person on a bicycle waited to cross a road in Bangkok on Thursday. Photo: Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP


ECUADOR — Waiting to be seen: A person in a full protective suit waited to be evaluated by a doctor at a hospital, which is treating exclusively patients suffering the new coronavirus, in Quito on Wednesday. Photo: Dolores Ochoa/AP


BRAZIL — On the go: Commuters wearing face masks walked on a ramp to the public bus system in Valparaiso on Wednesday. Photo: Eraldo Peres/AP


THAILAND — Heading to work: Office workers wearing face masks walked to work in Bangkok on Thursday. Photo: Sakchai Lalit/AP


KANSAS — Hitting the road: A woman traveling with a group of friends visited Monument Rocks on Wednesday. As states slowly lift restrictions meant to stem the spread of COVID-19, people are beginning to travel after spending months in their homes. Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP


BELGIUM — Waving goodbye: Belgium Liliana Van Dyck, 85, said goodbye to her son Marc at the end of his visit at the Les Jardin D’astrid nursing home in Maurage on Wednesday. Photo: Francisco Seco/AP


BRAZIL — Safety first: People wore masks at a bus stop in Valparaiso on Wednesday. Photo: Eraldo Peres/AP

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