World in Photo : April 26, 2020
LONDON, April 27, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A couple walk hand in hand past a mural of a masked NHS (National Health Service) worker painted on a wall in London, Britain, on April 26, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Britain hit 152,840 as of Sunday morning, marking a daily increase of 4,463, the Department of Health and Social Care said Sunday.
ROME, April 27, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People with face masks are seen in Rome, Italy, on April 26, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed 26,644 lives in locked-down Italy, bringing the total number of infections, fatalities and recoveries to 197,675 as of Sunday, according to latest data released by the countrys Civil Protection
WASHINGTON, April 27, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People wearing masks walk near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., the United States, on April 26, 2020. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the country will be able to double its COVID-19 testing capacity over the next several weeks, which is needed to safely reopen portions of the economy, according to The Hill on Sunday.
GAZA, April 27, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Palestinians look at a dead dolphin on a beach in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, on April 26, 2020.
CAIRO, April 27, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A woman wearing a face mask is seen on a street in Cairo, Egypt, on April 26, 2020. Egypt confirmed on Sunday 215 new cases and 10 deaths of COVID-19, raising the total number of cases registered in the country to 4,534, including 317 deaths, said the Egyptian Health Ministry.
DAMASCUS, April 27, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Syrian tailors make face masks at a vocational institute in Damascus, capital of Syria, on April 26, 2020. Syrian vocational institutions are making face masks as part of protection against COVID-19. Run by the Syrian Education Ministry, vocational institutes started making masks as the education in these facilities had been suspended as part of the governments measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.
SANAA, April 27, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A vehicle runs on a waterlogged road following heavy rain in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 26, 2020.
BEIRUT, April 27, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A vendor makes juices during Ramadan amid COVID-19 pandemic in Beirut, Lebanon, on April 26, 2020. Lebanons number of COVID-19 infections increased on Sunday by three cases to 707 while death toll remained unchanged at 24, the National News Agency reported.