BANGKOK, June 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Visitors take photos of an elephant at Khao Kheow Open Zoo in Chonburi province in Thailand, June 16, 2020. Six zoos in Thailand will reopen for visitors free of charge from June 15 to 30.
PARIS, June 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People work out at a fitness center in Lille, northern France, June 15, 2020. In a televised address to the nation on Sunday, French President Emmanuel Macron declared a first victory over the coronavirus epidemic, announcing a return to normalcy from Monday across French regions, except for overseas territories.
MOSCOW, June 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Visitors look at an exhibit at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, Russia, on June 16, 2020. Russia added 8,248 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 545,458, the countrys coronavirus response center said in a statement Tuesday. The city of Moscow began to spring to life on Tuesday as it entered a new phase.
MOSCOW, June 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Children play in a fountain at Museon Park in Moscow, Russia, on June 16, 2020. Russia added 8,248 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 545,458, the countrys coronavirus response center said in a statement Tuesday. The city of Moscow began to spring to life on Tuesday as it entered a new phase.
QALQILYA, June 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian veterinarian Sami Khader looks after a baby baboon, which was born at the Qalqilya Zoo, in the West Bank town of Qalqilya, June 16, 2020.
ROME, June 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A girl swings by Lake Bracciano in Anguillara Sabazia near Rome, Italy, on June 16, 2020. Italys number of COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Units (ICU) dropped to 177 on Tuesday, down from 207 on Monday, the countrys Civil Protection Department said.
RAMALLAH, June 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Members of a Chinese medical team attend a farewell ceremony held for them in the West Bank city of Ramallah, June 16, 2020. The Chinese medical expert team has concluded a mission to support Palestines fight against COVID-19. At a farewell ceremony, Palestinian Health Minister Mai al-Kaila expressed high appreciation for the Chinese experts visit to Palestine. The team, which arrived in Palestine on June 10, was put together by Chinas National Health Commission with the members selected by the Chongqing Municipal Health Commission.
BERLIN, June 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Passengers are seen outside an entrance to Berlin Central Train Station in Berlin, capital of Germany, June 15, 2020. The German government on Monday lifted its travel warnings for the European Union (EU) members, the Schengen-associated states and Britain, except Spain, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The warnings were replaced by individual travel advice.
BEIJING, June 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Members of the Beijing Blue Sky Rescue(BSR) team conduct disinfection at the Yuegezhuang wholesale market in Beijing, capital of China, June 16, 2020. Beijing has disinfected 276 farm produce markets and closed 11 such underground and semi-underground markets as of 6 a.m. Tuesday to better curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, Chen Yankai, deputy director of the municipal market supervision bureau, told a press conference on Tuesday. A total of 33,173 catering service providers have also been disinfected, Chen added.
HAIFA, June 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- An Israeli laboratory worker shows a self-disinfecting, reusable protective face mask at the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology) in northern Israeli city of Haifa on June 15, 2020. Israeli researchers have developed an innovative coronavirus face mask which disinfects itself for multiple use, the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) said. The mask, developed by Technion researchers, includes an internal layer of carbon fibers, which are homogeneously dispersed within the mask. The disinfection is based on heat produced in the carbon fiber layer using a low two-ampere current, from a standard source such as a portable charger, USB connection or cellular charger.