As Gov. Gavin Newsom orders all Californians to stay at home to stop the spread of coronavirus, roads are empty, businesses are closed, and grocery store lines are long. (Photo by Sophie Robson)

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Typically empty, usually full: a photo essay on COVID-19

The COVID-19 global pandemic has placed a hold on normal life: many things that are usually full are now empty, while other things that are typically empty are now full. The photos below illustrate this reversal of ordinary life.
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Sophie Robson

April 7, 2020

The COVID-19 global pandemic has placed a hold on normal life: many things that are usually full are now empty, while other things that are typically empty are now full. The photos below illustrate this reversal of ordinary life.