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PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 18: (EDITORS NOTE: This image has been converted to Black and White) A man wearing a protective mask walks in front of the eiffel tower on the second day after the announcement by French President Emmanuel Macron of the confinement of the French due to an outbreak of coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) on March 18, 2020 in Paris, France. From Tuesday, March 17 at noon for at least two weeks, the French will have to stay at home, under penalty of sanctions, unless travel is absolutely necessary, announced the head of state. President launched the war against the coronavirus and placed France in containment without ever saying the word. The Coronavirus epidemic has exceeded 7,900 dead for more than 198,000 infections across the world. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

As the concern over the coronavirus pandemic intensifies, more people are staying home to self-quarantine and stay healthy. This means that streets and landmarks all over the world are deserted — and the photos are haunting. Here are 40 pictures of cities and landmarks that are deserted because of coronavirus.