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Photos: Using humor and ingenuity to deal with coronavirus


It’s been a tough few weeks amid the coronavirus pandemic and some humor and ingenuity go a long way during the crisis.

The photo gallery above shows how some are using their creativity to bring some smiles to people or at least give them a fuller stomach. Restaurant owner Hoang Tung in Vietnam created a “corona burger” meant to look like the virus while in Thailand another eatery created COVID-free cupcakes with icing designed to look like face masks. A shop in Paris is using giant teddy bears to show the social-distancing space needed between customers while an elevator in Indonesia has floor markings to show where passengers should stand in hopes of keeping each other safe.

When it comes to religion, Robbiano Church parson, Don Giuseppe Corbari, printed selfies sent by his parishioners and pasted them on the pews of the Robbiano church to make his Mass in Italy a little less lonely. Meanwhile, Catholic priest Jesus Higueras in Spain used technology to stream Mass to the faithful.

Closer to home, an Austin, Texas, grocery story has put social-distancing signs for shoppers waiting to go in while the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles had a simple message on its marquee — “Gone Fishing.” Those are some of the pictures showing how people are learning to live 6 feet apart in public.

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Source:: The Mercury News – Nation, World

      

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