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Photos: Coronavirus concerns empty public spaces around the world

A soccer ball is abandoned outside the Eliot School playground in the North End on Thursday.
A soccer ball is abandoned outside the Eliot School playground in the North End on Thursday.Stan Grossfeld/ Globe Staff
A man cleaned near the Bobby Orr Statue outside the TD Garden on Thursday.
A man cleaned near the Bobby Orr Statue outside the TD Garden on Thursday.Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff/The Boston Globe
An Uber Eats delivery man stood by the Spanish Steps at a deserted Piazza di Spagna in central Rome on Thursday.
An Uber Eats delivery man stood by the Spanish Steps at a deserted Piazza di Spagna in central Rome on Thursday.ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images
Tourists queued up at the US Capitol Visitor Center in Washington on Thursday.
Tourists queued up at the US Capitol Visitor Center in Washington on Thursday.J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press
The cement inscription of actor Tom Hanks sat in the nearly empty forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatre on Thursday.
The cement inscription of actor Tom Hanks sat in the nearly empty forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatre on Thursday.Chris Pizzello/Associated Press
A view of St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Wednesday.
A view of St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Wednesday.Andrew Medichini/Associated Press
A man crossed Congress Street at State Street in Boston.
A man crossed Congress Street at State Street in Boston.Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff
Rome's office district EUR, at what would have otherwise been rush hour, virtually empty after a government decree has limited circulation to proven need cases in a bid to halt the spread of the new coronavirus outbreak in Italy.
Rome's office district EUR, at what would have otherwise been rush hour, virtually empty after a government decree has limited circulation to proven need cases in a bid to halt the spread of the new coronavirus outbreak in Italy.Luigi Navarra/Associated Press
Hunter Losey and Faith Marshall, visited from Michigan, passed through Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston.
Hunter Losey and Faith Marshall, visited from Michigan, passed through Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston.Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff/file
The Missouri Senate chamber sat empty in Jefferson City, Missouri.
The Missouri Senate chamber sat empty in Jefferson City, Missouri.David A. Lieb/Associated Press
With food vendors complaining about the Coronavirus fears leading to reduced sales, foot traffic inside Quincy Market.
With food vendors complaining about the Coronavirus fears leading to reduced sales, foot traffic inside Quincy Market.Lane Turner/Globe Staff
Crowds were thin and the roadways were not crowded at Logan Airport.
Crowds were thin and the roadways were not crowded at Logan Airport.Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff
A cleaning staff worked on an empty classroom after the last day of school following the instructions of the Government of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain.
A cleaning staff worked on an empty classroom after the last day of school following the instructions of the Government of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain. David Ramos/Getty
A Chinese woman wore a protective mask as she walkws in a nearly empty courtyard of a building during rush hour in the central business district in Beijing, China.
A Chinese woman wore a protective mask as she walkws in a nearly empty courtyard of a building during rush hour in the central business district in Beijing, China.Kevin Frayer/Getty