Love in the times of Corona! What are couples up to during coronavirus lockdown

Updated: Apr 21, 2020, 11:00 | Sunny Rodricks
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    A couple pose for a wedding photographer next to East Lake in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province. The couple, who had planned their marriage for August this year postponed the celebration of their marriage due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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    Lebanese bride and groom Joanna and Marc wear protective masks which were designed as a national flag as they pose for the pictures during their wedding ceremony. The wedding, which took place at the Saint Georges church in the Hadath region, east of the capital Beirut was attended by close relatives amid the outbreak of the global pandemic.

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    A Palestinian bride and groom don personal protective equipment in order to protect themselves against the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. In the picture, the couple can be seen driving away as they celebrate their wedding in the West Bank village of Dura Al-Qara, near the Israeli-occupied city of Ramallah.

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    A couple wearing face masks cuddles along a park at the Yangtze river in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province.

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    Palestinian newlywed couple Baraa and Ammar pose for a picture while wearing face masks to combat the spread of the COVID-19 crisis.

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    A couple wearing gloves walk hand-in-hand as they take a stroll in South Beach, Miami amid the fear of the spread of the global pandemic.

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    A couple holds hands in front of the home of a Virginia State Marriage Officiant who performs the wedding ceremony while maintaining social distancing. Due to the outbreak of the global pandemic, the bride and groom were married on the sidewalk while the Officiant, who had a mask around her neck, performed the ceremony from a safe distance in her front yard.

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    A couple wearing face masks hold heart-shaped balloons as they walk in the center of Ukrainian capital Kiev amid COVID-19 lockdown across the globe.

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    A couple donning face mask and hand-gloves share a warm cuddle as they wait for a train carrying Ukrainians who were evacuated from Moscow to arrive at the Kiev railway station.

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    A young couple share a candid moment as the sun sets on Liverpool Pier Head in Liverpool, north-west England.

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    Indonesian bride Irra Chorina Octora and her groom, Turkish-origin Yavuz Ozdemir talk during their wedding ceremony in Surabaya amid the growing number of coronavirus cases across the globe.

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    Groom Mohammad Nor Azwan Ishak and his bride Nuramiraalia Noorbashah donning face masks pose for pictures at a traditional solemnisation ceremony before the wedding at a house in Lanchang, outside Kuala Lumpur in Pahang state.

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    Palestinian bride Bara Amarneh and her groom Imad Sharaf leave the beauty salon located in the Palestinian Deheisheh refugee camp near the West Bank city of Bethlehem on their wedding day. The couple celebrated their wedding wearing masks and gloves as a precautionary measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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    A newly married couple pose at the luxury mall Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in center Milan, northern Italy.

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    A couple wearing protective face masks share a warm embrace while sitting on a ferry crossing the Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong.

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    Couples wearing protective face masks exchange rings as they attend a mass wedding ceremony organised by the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace World Center in Gapyeong, South Korea.

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About The Gallery

Life may have come to a standstill for many amid the virus outbreak, but couples across the globe are keeping their love and companionship alive by following basic virus safety rules. Here's a look in pictures of how couples across the globe are bonding amid the coronavirus outbreak

(All photos/AFP)