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Tokyo and Mecca appear deserted places on satellite images

Covid-19 has changed the standard lifestyle of many people in the world.  Currently, in the world, there are more than 300.000 confirmed cases of coronavirus globally, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. In the United States of America, there are at least 18,000 cases in 35 states and Washington, D.C.

In the USA, the Centers for Disease Control is encouraging that people implement “social-distancing” of more than one meter. These measures help stop the spread of the coronavirus, such as working from home and closing schools. Around the world, events are facing challenges such as cancelation or moved to later dates, and people are self quarantined. 

To illustrate the impact of coronavirus on some famous public spaces around the world, satellite imagery company Maxar took photos of deserted destinations like theme parks and brilliant tourist attractions. 

By Tuesday, March, japan had 530 confirmed coronavirus cases in the whole country. The CDC has given a level 2 travel health notice for Japan.  

In the year 2018, more than 18 million people visited Tokyo Disneyland.  

 According to BBC news, the holiest site in Islam at The Great Mosque of Mecca, which has more than 8 million people visitors in the year is empty, or the Haram mosque in Mecca. The strict regulation has made everyone to run for his life. 

On the 5th of March this year, the mosque was not functioning, and sterilization started, later it was open on 7th for ordinary prayers. Currently, Saudi Arabia Kingdom has experienced more than 150 coronavirus infections throughout the kingdom. In Italy, the country was entirely on the lockdown from Monday to put measures that will reduce the increase in infectious coronavirus. Italy stands as the second most infected country in the world, with more than 50,000 citizens having corona infection, and more than 3,000 people have scammed to death. The largest cathedral in the city of Millan, with a population of more than 1.4 million people, is not offering church mars like typical days.  

Since the beginning of this year, most of the tourist sites in China remain closed to prevent the spread of coronavirus. These tourists’ sites include Disneyland, the Great Wall of China, and the Forbidden City. China currently holds more than 80,000 victims and remains the most affected country by the corona pandemic. This coronavirus began in china in Hubei province later last year  

The pictures from NASA show there is a massive reduction in air pollution in the china atmosphere during this period of coronavirus pandemic. On a keen look at the world activities, people are avoiding congested places, and many governments have put strict measures that will ensure its citizens stay at home until when the virus will reduce or the vaccine and cure medicines are available.  

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