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Youngsters wearing protective suites take part in a performance as part of an awareness campaign against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, in Bogota on March 18, 2020. (AFP)
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Mike Mastrian, director of the Senate Radio and TV Gallery, disinfects the podium prior to a press briefing with US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky about the response to COVID-19, known as coronavirus, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, March 17, 2020. (AFP)
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A nurse (L) is being monitored for body temperature on March 18, 2020 at the new COVID 3 level intensive care unit for coronavirus COVID-19 cases at the Casal Palocco hospital near Rome, that is to open later March 18. (AFP)
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A doctor wears a face mask as a precautionary measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, as she waits for patients at a market in Managua, on March 18, 2020. (AFP)
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A general view shows queues of prepaid taxis parked, due to national and international travel restrictions and concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, at Chennai International Airport in Chennai on March 19, 2020. (AFP)
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Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini and Interior Minister Denisa Sakova (L) stand on the tarmac in front of a government Airbus-319, shortly after it landed from Beijing, China, loaded with one hundred thousand of test kits for the novel coronavirus and one million face masks at M.R. Stefanilk airport in Bratislava, Slovakia on March 19, 2020. (AFP)
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Distiller Phil Miller pours hand sanitizers at Spirit of York distillery in Toronto, Ontario, on March 19, 2020. (AFP)
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A sanitation worker sprays disinfectant inside a convenience store in the Cypriot capital Nicosia on March 20, 2020. (AFP)
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Bruno Dey, a former SS-watchman at the Stutthof concentration camp, covers his face as he is brought in a wheelchair to a courtroom for a hearing in his trial on March 20, 2020 in Hamburg, northern Germany. (AFP)
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Aerial view of empty roads in Bogota, on March 20, 2020. Colombian authorities announced a mandatory isolation simulation for the extended weekend, from March 21 to 23, as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19. (AFP)
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Updated 20 March 2020

World's major cities cope with the coronavirus

The coronavirus epidemic has curtailed the activities of most people around the world. Here are some images across the globe of how some of our biggest cities are coping.

(Photos: Agencies)