20 striking COVID-19 Moments from around the world


This heart-wrenching image of a toddler’s vain attempt to wake up his dead mother from eternal sleep on a railway platform in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, presents the most poignant picture of the massive migrant tragedy unfolding across several states in India.

Priest Don Marcello gives a blessing to the coffins of the people who died due to COVID-19, inside the church of San Giuseppe in Seriate, northern Italy.

Maria Porcel cries on the coffin of her mother, Concepcion Molero who passed away on March 31 due to a coronavirus infection at the age of 80 on April 04, 2020 in El Prat de Llobregat, Spain.

Healthcare workers wheel the bodies of deceased people from the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, on April 4, 2020.

Humanity was ashamed on the Delhi-Jaipur national highway in Shahpura, Rajasthan when a labourer was forced to eat a dead dog carcass due to hunger during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. This pictures was taken from a viral video posted on social media last month.

Municipality worker sprays disinfectant on a relative of a COVID-19 victim during a funeral in Jakarta, Indonesia, March 31, 2020.

Aerial view of gravediggers working during the new coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic at the Vila Formosa Cemetery, in the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil on May 22, 2020.

Pat Marmo, owner of Daniel J. Schaefer Funeral Home, walks through his body holding facility that is struggling to handle overflow of clients stemming from COVID-19 deaths, Thursday, April 2, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

In this file photo taken on March 22, 2020 medical staff use a trolley to move a patient towards a medical helicopter at the Emile Muller Hospital in Mulhouse, eastern France, as patients are evacuated to another hospital facility.

A member of the military wearing full protective gear sprays disinfectant at a Hindu temple to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

People, wearing protective suits, offer funeral prayers for a man who died due to COVID-19, before his burial at a graveyard in Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 6, 2020.

Funeral workers wearing protective suits take a break before transporting the body of a person presumed to have died of the coronavirus at a public cemetery on April 3, 2020 in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines.

SOS Funeral workers transport by boat a coffin carrying the body of an 86-year-old woman who lived by the Negro River and is a suspected to have died of COVID-19, near Manaus, Brazil, Thursday, May 14, 2020.

In this file photo taken on April 01, 2020 a medical staff watches from a platform of the Gare d’Austerlitz train station in Paris through the window of a medicalised TGV high speed trains before its departure to evacuate patients infected with the COVID-19 from Paris’ region hospitals to other hospitals in the western France Brittany region.

Relatives of Margodt Genevieve, who died due to Covid-19, grieve during her funeral ceremony at the Montignies cemetery in Charleroi, Belgium, Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

Workers wearing protective masks and face shields assemble N95 masks at the High Technology in Air Filtration (ATFIL) manufacturing facility in Xochimilco, Mexico City, on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

This photo taken on May 16, 2020 shows a medical worker taking a swab sample from a child to be tested for the COVID-19 coronavirus, in a street in Wuhan, in China’s central Hubei province.

The bridal couple Janine and Philip wears face masks during an interview after their wedding at a Drive-in cinema in Duesseldorf, Germany, Tuesday, May 5, 2020. The Drive-in theater started to register official marriages on a stage, allowing all relatives and friends to attend in their cars, as weddings at the registry office are limited due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Brazilian Alexandre Schleier speaks with his 81-year-old grandmother Olivia Schleier (R), next to his mother Eunice Schleier (L), through a window at the Premier Hospital, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on May 28, 2020. The hospital does not have any case of COVID-19 but does not permit visits to prevent contagions of the new coronavirus.

Isaac Hill wears a gas mask along with his cap and gown during the graduation ceremony for Skyline High School at Motor Vu Drive-In in Idaho Falls, Idaho on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.