Xinhua photos of the day
Italian senators are seen wearing face masks, in Rome, Italy, March 26, 2020. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Thursday reported to the Senate on his government's actions to date and to describe future measures to counteract the economic fallout from the virus. Earlier this month, the government approved a 25-billion-euro package for the national healthcare system, workers, families and the business sector. Conte told the Senate that his government is at work on a new package "with additional allocations of no less than the 25 billion (euros) we have already allocated." (Xinhua)
Local people greet members of the third Chinese medical team with an elbow bump instead of handshake as the medics arrive at Milan Malpensa Airport in Milan, Italy, March 25, 2020. A team of 14 medical experts from southeast China's Fujian Province arrived in Milan via a chartered flight to Italy on Wednesday to aid the European country's fight against the COVID-19 outbreak. (Xinhua)
The street and sidewalk of Times Square are seen mostly empty in New York, the United States, March 26, 2020. The United States reported 82,404 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 6 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on Thursday (2200 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. The United States has surpassed China to become the country with most COVID-19 cases in the world, according to the CSSE. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)
Citizens take pictures in Hankou Jiangtan Park of Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March 26, 2020. As the novel coronavirus epidemic continued to ease, normal life in Wuhan has gradually resumed. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)
Wang Peng checks if there is more medical waste to be disposed in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March 26, 2020. Wang Peng, 35, has been working for the Wuhan Hanshi Environmental Engineering Company for 9 years, where he is responsible for the disposal and incineration of medical waste. Protection against infection is a major challenge that Wang and his coworkers face, as they work 12-hour shifts to cope with the surging workload during the COVID-19 outbreak. "I like what I'm doing," Wang said, "I'm not only making money for my family, but also making a contribution to the society." Wang has not been home for over 2 months. The most relaxing moments for him is when he talks to his family through video chat. "I'll come home as soon as I defeat the disease," Wang said to his son. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)
Laborers work at the construction site of Dongshan Tunnel on No. 213 National Highway in Sunan Yugur Autonomous County, northwest China's Gansu Province, March 26, 2020. The construction of Dongshan Tunnel has fully resumed with strict measures to prevent the COVID-19 epidemic. With a total length of 3,639 meters and an average altitude of 3,850 meters, Dongshan Tunnel connects Qinghai and Gansu provinces along the No. 213 National Highway. (Xinhua/Fan Peishen)
A man wearing a face mask walks on a street in central Amman, Jordan, on March 27, 2020. Jordan on Saturday confirmed the first death of COVID-19 in the country, state-run Petra news agency reported. (Photo by Mohammad Abu Ghosh/Xinhua)
Farmers harvest pineapples at Hanzhai Village in Xuwen County of Zhanjiang City, south China's Guangdong Province, March 27, 2020. The harvest season of pineapple here is coming. (Xinhua/Deng Hua)
A China-Europe container train is ready to depart from Tuanjiecun Station in Chongqing, southwest China, March 27, 2020. A container train pulled out from Tuanjiecun Station in Chongqing Friday morning, marking a total of 10,000 journeys of China-Europe trains from southwest China's Chengdu and Chongqing. (Xinhua/Tang Yi)
Aircrafts of AirAsia are seen on the tarmac of Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 in Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia, March 27, 2020. Malaysia's low-cost carrier AirAsia announced on Thursday it will ground most of its fleet across the network after the COVID-19 situation led to extensive border restrictions. (Photo by Chong Voon Chung/Xinhua)
Officers of Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) and Indonesian customs receive medical supplies provided by China at Soekarno-Hatta Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia, March 26, 2020. Medical supplies provided by China arrived in Jakarta on Thursday to assist the country's fight against COVID-19. (Xinhua/Du Yu)
A passenger from Europe receives a test at an Open Walk-Through checkpoint in Incheon International Airport, South Korea, March 27, 2020. South Korea reported 91 cases of the COVID-19 on Thursday, raising the total number of infections to 9,332. (Photo by Lee Sang-ho/Xinhua)
Aerial photo taken on March 27, 2020 shows a view in Johannesburg, South Africa, on the first day of a 21-day national lockdown. South Africa on Friday reported its first two deaths resulting from the novel coronavirus, with the total number of confirmed cases in the country topping 1,000, according to its health ministry. To cope with the epidemic, the South African government announced a 21-day national lockdown starting from midnight Thursday. (Xinhua/Chen Cheng)
People cuddle each other whilst watching the city skyline on top of Primrose Hill in London, Britain on March 26, 2020. The British government said on Thursday that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country has risen to 11,658 as single-day deaths topped 100 for the first time since the outbreak of the disease. (Xinhua/Han Yan)
Aerial photo taken on March 26, 2020 shows an aquaculture area in Chencheng Town of Dongshan County, southeast China's Fujian Province. The marine aquaculture, fishing and aquatic product processing in Dongshan County has resumed in an all-round way recently. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)
Chinese medical experts Wang Anming (2nd L), Yang Honghui (1st R), Ai Hexu (2nd R) and Iraqi medical workers pose for a photo with a new medical device in Baghdad, Iraq, March 19, 2020. A new Polymerase Chain Reaction lab built by the Chinese team of experts has been inaugurated in Baghdad, which will increase the testing capacity to contain COVID-19 in the war-torn country. (Xinhua)
Aerial photo taken on March 27, 2020 shows a suburban train running near the Juyongguan Great Wall in Beijing, capital of China. (Xinhua/Ju Huanzong)