THE DAY IN PHOTOS: April 1, 2020


Posted at Apr 02 2020 01:21 AM | Updated as of Apr 02 2020 01:25 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos.

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Italy ends March with day of mourning

An Italian flag is drawn to half mast, as mayors across Italy stand in silence to honor the country's dead due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Campidoglio in Rome, Italy on Tuesday. Italy observed the day of mourning for more than 12,000 citizens who died of coronavirus infection, as they end the month March. Remo Casilli, Reuters

COVID-19 testing continues in Wuhan quarantine hotel

A woman receives a COVID-19 test at a quarantine hotel in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province on Tuesday. China on Tuesday reported just one new death from the coronavirus and a few dozen new cases, claiming that all new cases came from overseas. Ng Han Guan, AP

Taking a break from COVID-19 response in Wuhan

Volunteers from a hospital pose for a photo as they enjoy a day off at a shopping street in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. In Wuhan, people were ready to jump, cry and "revenge shop" as the Chinese city once at the center of the outbreak reopened. The Chinese government reported one new death and dozens of new cases on March 31. Olivia Zhang, AP Photo

Disinfecting Bagbag

Volunteers disinfect a portion of Quirino Highway in Quezon City on Wednesday. The Quezon City government has been implementing disinfection around the city as COVID-9 cases continue to rise. The city reported at least 151 COVID-19 positive cases with 27 deaths and 11 recoveries as of March 31. Jimmy Domingo, ABS-CBN News

Police nab QC residents who gathered to ask for food, other aid during lockdown

Police apprehend residents of Sitio San Roque in Quezon City who gathered along EDSA service road on Wednesday amid the Luzon-wide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the new coronavirus disease. The residents, who said they were only asking for food and other assistance that government promised, refused to be dispersed by authorities and heed an order for them to go home. Zhander Cayabyab, ABS-CBN News

Offering a prayer in the time of the COVID-19 outbreak

A devotee prays on Wednesday in front of images purposely placed outside St. Peter Parish Shrine along Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City to promote physical distancing among church-goers as precautionary measure against the new coronavirus outbreak. Various diocese in Metro Manila have issued guidelines on physical distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic as Catholics around the world prepare for the upcoming Holy Week. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Rival Gangs fight on Delpan

A child jumps to the Pasig River from Delpan Bridge after a scuffle with a rival street gang in Tondo, Manila on Thursday. A motorcycle and an SUV figured in an accident after trying to avoid debris from a riot on top of the Delpan bridge. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Whiling away the time as lockdown continues

Children while away their time by flying kites near Port Area in Manila on Wednesday amidst the enhanced community quarantine imposed on the whole of Luzon. Manila’s port is currently congested with undelivered cargo brought about by the lockdown. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News