As many businesses and popular attractions close, normally busy cities are turning into ghost towns and high-traffic areas are now dead streets.
Downtown Houston is also popular for nightlife and entertainment, but visitors aren’t attracted to the area due to restaurant and bar closures taking place to help mitigate social distancing.
The once bustling streets of downtown Houston are eerily quiet. Stay Home & Stay Safe. pic.twitter.com/Q8CrlqZJuL— Trent (@trentarend) March 25, 2020
Near the Galleria, streets that are normally backed up are empty.
This is quite possibly one of the busiest parts of Houston. And it's dead. pic.twitter.com/RaYlgO8R89— Steven James (@WhadHeSay85) March 18, 2020
Here’s what other major cities look like during the coronavirus pandemic:
Friends, let’s share photos of locations that are eerily empty right now. Places that are meant to teem with people can be so beautiful when they are silent. We never get to see the beauty...sharing a Chicago Bean photo to start. pic.twitter.com/mtlVEzUKC4— Elena S. (@one_hotchef) March 18, 2020
More photos of an empty Las Vegas strip pic.twitter.com/YwBCc7XHxU— Free Game Faize 🎰 (@JayyFaize) March 18, 2020
went for a walk last night. monday night in los angeles at the tail end of rush hour is never this empty. glad to see my city taking this seriously. pic.twitter.com/vRUSw8clPM— carole ann (@polterNICE) March 17, 2020
New York City
New York City a virtual ghost town .. never seen the city this empty 🌺 🇺🇸 🦠 pic.twitter.com/6ZOM38xyYA— D I N E S H • OZA🌴 (@shimar12) March 16, 2020
London....— Payzee (@PayzeeMalika) March 19, 2020
I have never seen Bond Street like this...
Feels like a ghost town. pic.twitter.com/1G4Yuji5k8