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An aerial view shows an empty white-tiled area surrounding the Kaaba in Mecca's Grand Mosque, on March 6, 2020. - An eerie emptiness enveloped the sacred Kaaba in Mecca's Grand Mosque, Islam's holiest site, where attendance at Friday prayers was hit by measures to protect against the deadly new coronavirus. (Photo by Bandar ALDANDANI / AFP) (Photo by BANDAR ALDANDANI/AFP via Getty Images)

Με την πανδημία προ των πυλών και την κρίση που αυτή φέρνει (έφερε), ο πλανήτης υπομένει μια πρωτοφανή κατάσταση με ερημωμένες πόλεις, άδεια τουριστικά θέρετρα, αθλητικές εγκαταστάσεις και δημοφιλείς προορισμούς. Η παρακάτω συλλογή φωτογραφιών που δημοσιεύτηκαν στο εξαιρετικό The Atlantic δείχνει το μέγεθος αυτής της ιστορίας που ακόμη δεν ξέρουμε πως θα εξελιχθεί και κυρίως πως θα τελειώσει…

Professor Maurizio Casiraghi of the Department of Biotechnology and Biosciences of Milano Bicocca records a lesson on the evolution of genomes in an empty classroom in Milan, on March 5, 2020. – Italy closed all schools and universities until March 15 to help combat the spread of the novel coronavirus crisis. The government decision was announced moments after health officials said the death toll from COVID-19 had jumped to 107 and the number of cases had passed 3,000. (Photo by Piero CRUCIATTI / AFP) (Photo by PIERO CRUCIATTI/AFP via Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO: An empty canal is seen after the spread of coronavirus has caused a decline in the number of tourists in Venice, Italy, March 1, 2020. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri/File Photo – RC24DF9HUYZ9
People wear sanitary masks as they ride an empty tram in downtown Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Italy has been struggling to contain the rapidly spreading outbreak that has given the country more coronavirus cases outside Asia than anywhere else. (Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP)
(COMBO) This combination photo created on March 9, 2020 shows people visiting Sensoji temple in Tokyo’s Asakusa district on April 16, 2019 (top) and on March 9, 2020. (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP) / To go with a package of 14 combination pictures, search on www.afpforum.com: ‘ASIA-CHINA-HEALTH-VIRUS-COMBO’ (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images)
A man stands behind a menu stand at an empty restaurant at Piazza Navona, after the government decree to close schools, cinemas, and urge people to work from home and not stand closer than one metre to each other in Rome, Italy, March 5, 2020. REUTERS/Yara Nardi – RC2ODF9T1V5Z
VENICE, ITALY – MARCH 9: A completely empty San Marco Square is seen on March 9, 2020 in Venice, Italy. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced a “national emergency” due to the coronavirus outbreak and imposed quarantines on the Lombardy and Veneto regions, which contain roughly a quarter of the country’s population. Italy has the highest number of cases and fatalities in Europe.
The movements in and out are allowed only for work reasons, health reasons proven by a medical certificate.The justifications for the movements needs to be certified with a self-declaration by filling in forms provided by the police forces in charge of the checks.
(Photo by Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)
Soccer Football – Europa League – Round of 32 Second Leg – Inter Milan v Ludogorets – San Siro, Milan, Italy – February 27, 2020 The teams line up before the match in an empty stadium after fans were not allowed in over coronavirus fears Emilio Andreoli/Pool via Reuters TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RC2O9F92T4X1
TOKYO, JAPAN – FEBRUARY 26 2020 Virus frightens visitors at Japan’s shopping district of Ginza. Image of empty street in the heart of the luxury hub of the capital.- PHOTOGRAPH BY Massimo Rumi / Barcroft Studios / Future Publishing (Photo credit should read Massimo Rumi/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
A customer walks past mostly empty shelves that normally hold toilet paper and paper towels at a Costco store in Teterboro, N.J., Monday, March 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
TOKYO, JAPAN – FEBRUARY 26 2020 Virus frightens visitors at Japan’s shopping district of Ginza. Image of empty street in the heart of the luxury hub of the capital.- PHOTOGRAPH BY Massimo Rumi / Barcroft Studios / Future Publishing (Photo credit should read Massimo Rumi/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
VENICE, ITALY – MARCH 06: A waiter stands in the deserted Piazza San Marco on March 06, 2020 in Venice, Italy. Venice is deserted because of COVID-19, yesterday, March 5, a third person died in the city due to the COVID-19 virus. The latest Civil Protection bulletin talks about 3,858 COVID-19 positives, 148 people died and 414 have recovered in Italy. (Photo by Stefano Mazzola/Awakening/Getty Images)
Yeshiva University players, foreground, warm up in a mostly empty Goldfarb Gymnasium at Johns Hopkins University before playing against Worcester Polytechnic Institute in a first-round game at the men’s Division III NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Baltimore, The university held the tournament without spectators after cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Maryland. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski)
A tourist takes photos as he sits on sun loungers on an empty beach in Pattaya on March 7, 2020, as visitor numbers in the region have plunged due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP) (Photo by MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP via Getty Images)
Spectators’ seats are seen empty as sumo wrestlers hold a Dohyo ring entering ceremony at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament which is taking place behind closed doors amid the spread of coronavirus, in Osaka, western Japan, March 8, 2020, in this photo taken by Kyodo. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RC2MFF9WMLKC
The empty Sant’Ambrogio Basilica is pictured in Milan, Italy, March 1, 2020. In accordance with Italian authorities, dioceses decided to suspend masses in order to prevent the spread of the highly infectious coronavirus. REUTERS/Yara Nardi – RC2YAF9W86A2
VENICE, ITALY – MARCH 06: Two gondoliers play with a cat on March 06, 2020 in Venice, Italy. Venice is deserted because of COVID-19, yesterday, March 5, a third person died in the city due to the COVID-19 virus. The latest Civil Protection bulletin talks about 3,858 COVID-19 positives, 148 people died and 414 have recovered in Italy. (Photo by Stefano Mazzola/Awakening/Getty Images)
VENICE, ITALY – MARCH 9: A canal and the roads next to it are seen completely empty on March 9, 2020 in Venice, Italy. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced a “national emergency” due to the coronavirus outbreak and imposed quarantines on the Lombardy and Veneto regions, which contain roughly a quarter of the country’s population. Italy has the highest number of cases and fatalities in Europe.
The movements in and out are allowed only for work reasons, health reasons proven by a medical certificate.The justifications for the movements needs to be certified with a self-declaration by filling in forms provided by the police forces in charge of the checks.
(Photo by Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)
A restaurant promoter waits for customers at the largely empty Chinatown as tourism takes a decline due to the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore February 21, 2020. Picture taken February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Edgar Su – RC2FBF94BPKW
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – MARCH 4, 2020: A man looks for toilet paper in an Australian supermarket after panic buying due to the Corona Virus- PHOTOGRAPH BY Chris Putnam / Barcroft Studios / Future Publishing (Photo credit should read Chris Putnam/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
An aerial photo shows unused tourist buses parked on a lot near Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok on March 8, 2020. – Ranks of tourist buses idle under a burning sun while once-bustling theme parks lie empty — from above, striking images reveal the hollowing out of Thai tourism due to fears of the new coronavirus. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP) (Photo by MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP via Getty Images)
The stands remain empty, due to preventive measures linked to the novel coronavirus COVID-19, as competitors take the start of the Women’s 30km classical cross-country cross-country skiing race at the FIS World Cup Nordic on March 7, 2020 in Holmenkollen. (Photo by Vidar Ruud / NTB Scanpix / AFP) / Norway OUT (Photo by VIDAR RUUD/NTB Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images)
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VATICAN CITY, VATICAN – MARCH 8: A view of empty chairs at St Peter’s Square before the live-broadcasting of Pope Francis’ Sunday Angelus prayer during the Coronavirus emergency, on March 8, 2020 in Vatican City, Vatican. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced the closure of the Italian region of Lombardy in an attempt to stop the ongoing coronavirus epidemic in the Italian country. The number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus COVID-19 disease in Italy has jumped up to at least 5,883, while the death toll has surpassed 230. (Photo by Antonio Masiello/Getty Images)
A shopper walks past empty shelves normally stocked with soaps, sanitizers, paper towels, and toilet paper at a Smart & Final grocery store, March 7, 2020 in Glendale, California. – Fears of coronavirus or COVID-19, the disease that has sickened more than 100,000 people worldwide and has killed more than 3,400, has led nervous residents to frantically stock up on canned food as well as cleaning and hygiene products. California prepared to disembark passengers from a virus-hit cruise ship as officials played down any risk to local communities. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images)
In this Feb. 29, 2020, photo, spectators’ stands are empty during play in a preseason baseball game between the Yomiuri Giants and the Yakult Swallows at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo. Japanese officials said Monday, March 9, 2020 they are postponing the start of the 12-team professional baseball league season because of the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
FILE PHOTO: An empty canal is seen after the spread of coronavirus has caused a decline in the number of tourists in Venice, Italy, March 1, 2020. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri/File Photo – RC24DF9HUYZ9
People wear sanitary masks as they ride an empty tram in downtown Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Italy has been struggling to contain the rapidly spreading outbreak that has given the country more coronavirus cases outside Asia than anywhere else. (Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP)
(COMBO) This combination photo created on March 9, 2020 shows people visiting Sensoji temple in Tokyo’s Asakusa district on April 16, 2019 (top) and on March 9, 2020. (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP) / To go with a package of 14 combination pictures, search on www.afpforum.com: ‘ASIA-CHINA-HEALTH-VIRUS-COMBO’ (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images)
A man stands behind a menu stand at an empty restaurant at Piazza Navona, after the government decree to close schools, cinemas, and urge people to work from home and not stand closer than one metre to each other in Rome, Italy, March 5, 2020. REUTERS/Yara Nardi – RC2ODF9T1V5Z
VENICE, ITALY – MARCH 9: A completely empty San Marco Square is seen on March 9, 2020 in Venice, Italy. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced a “national emergency” due to the coronavirus outbreak and imposed quarantines on the Lombardy and Veneto regions, which contain roughly a quarter of the country’s population. Italy has the highest number of cases and fatalities in Europe.
The movements in and out are allowed only for work reasons, health reasons proven by a medical certificate.The justifications for the movements needs to be certified with a self-declaration by filling in forms provided by the police forces in charge of the checks.
(Photo by Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)
Soccer Football – Europa League – Round of 32 Second Leg – Inter Milan v Ludogorets – San Siro, Milan, Italy – February 27, 2020 The teams line up before the match in an empty stadium after fans were not allowed in over coronavirus fears Emilio Andreoli/Pool via Reuters TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RC2O9F92T4X1
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