Demonstrators gather during a protest Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in Los Angeles over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody earlier in the week. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Covid-19 pictures from around the world

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Orthodox worshipers, a few wearing masks for protection against the COVID-19 virus, spread around an open archaeological site outside the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, which includes ruins dating as far back as the Roman Empire, hold candles during a religious service in the Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Romanian Orthodox Archbishop Teodosie rescheduled the Orthodox Easter service, which was to be held in mid-April, to offer worshippers an opportunity to celebrate Easter properly after the cancelling of the original April 19 service due to the national lockdown imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Harpist and cemetery worker Charlie Juarez performs while Gregoria Zumaeta, 44, left, mourns the death of her brothers Jorge Zumaeta, 50, and Miguel Zumaeta, 54, who died from COVID-19, at the Nueva Esperanza cemetery on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

Stranded Colombians sleep inside the Sao Paulo international airport while flights are severely limited during the COVID-19 pandemic in Guarulhos, Brazil, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Hundreds of people, including migrants who have lost their jobs and tourists, have been living inside the airport, waiting for humanitarian flights to leave Brazil. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Policemen patrol the Villa Azul neighborhood, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 26 May 2020 (issued 28 May 2020). The vulnerable neighborhood known as Villa Azul, in the populous metropolitan area of Buenos Aires, remains isolated under a police perimeter to try to contain the coronavirus outbreak and prevent it from spreading to neighboring settlements. EPA-EFE/JUAN IGNACIO RONCORONI

A woman wears a protective face mask as she snowboards at Ski Dubai during the reopening of malls, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Mall of the Emirates in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 28, 2020. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A man wearing a protective face mask walks at Mall of the Emirates during the reopening of malls, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 28, 2020. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A woman with a face mask walks next to a graffiti in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 27 May 2020. While deaths in Brazil from COVID-19 are skyrocketing and studies indicate that by August the victims may approach 90,000, Sao Paulo, Brazil’s economic engine and epicenter of the pandemic, announced the ‘conscious’ reactivation of the activities. EPA-EFE/SEBASTIAO MOREIRA

Stranded Colombians sleep inside the Sao Paulo international airport while flights are severely limited during the COVID-19 pandemic in Guarulhos, Brazil, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Hundreds of people, including migrants who have lost their jobs and tourists, have been living inside the airport, waiting for humanitarian flights to leave Brazil. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Thai dancers wearing protective face shields perform for worshippers offering prayers to Lord Brahma, at Erawan shrine, a popular tourist site in Bangkok, Thailand, 28 May 2020. Thailand has extended the state of emergency until the end of June, in an effort to lower the risk of another wave of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections which causes the COVID-19 disease, as lockdown restrictions are being eased. EPA-EFE/DIEGO AZUBEL

A man poses for photos in front of a fire at an AutoZone store, while protesters hold a rally for George Floyd in Minneapolis on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Violent protests over the death of the black man in police custody broke out in Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday, with protesters in a standoff with officers outside a police precinct and looting of nearby stores. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)

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