The world déconfinement: the life and the death are celebrated

Le monde en déconfinement: la vie et la mort sont célébrées

Our team has selected the best pictures taken in the last few days to illustrate how the pandemic is lived in the four corners of the planet.


A rainbow was photographed above residential buildings on the outskirts of Moscow, yesterday. The sky, however, is not pink in Russia, where more than 3300 people have died of the COVID-19. It is the second country most affected in the world, with more than 335 800 confirmed cases, behind the United States (1,618 million).

Virginia, United States

Chef Patrick O’connell was asked Wednesday, in the dining room of the Inn at Little Washington, in Virginia, with mannequins sitting among the guests in order to impose the distancing physical.


A bishop has celebrated mass last Sunday in a parking lot in Châlons-en-Champagne, France before some 500 parishioners sitting in their vehicles. The mass is held seven days after the easing measures aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 in the country.

San Francisco, United States

On this aerial view of Washington Square Park in San Francisco, California, taken Friday, we see that the circles were drawn on the turf in order to encourage people to keep a distance between the small groups.

Seoul, South Korea

Dolls sex were dispersed in the grandstands empty of a soccer stadium in Seoul to encourage the players during a game last Sunday. The next day, the club, south Korean FC Seoul apologized for this gesture.


From the first day of the reopening, skiers wasted no time and reached the White valley in the heart of the massif du Mont-Blanc, in the Alps, last Saturday.


New tombs have been dug at the cemetery of Nossa Senhora Aparecida in Manaus, Brazil, in order that the victims of the COVID-19 can rest in peace. This aerial photo taken Friday shows how this Latin American country is hit by the pandemic. Brazil is the third largest in the world with more than 330 000 cases. More than 21 000 Brazilians have succumbed to the COVID-19.

Montreal, Quebec

The prime minister of Québec, François Legault, has donned Thursday, at a press conference in Montreal, a mask in the colours of the Canadian who will take part in the series of the national hockey League when the activities resume.

Dublin, Ireland

Patrick Hand has added Wednesday cross to the 2,000 that were already on the church of the Ascension of the Lord and the centre for the parish of Balally, in the south of Dublin, Ireland. Each cross represents a victim of the pandemic.


People were sunbathing on Thursday on the first “organized beach” La Grande Motte in the south of France. Areas separated by strings allow the population to comply with the distancing physical while taking a sun bath.

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