Ghost Towns: Photos, videos show empty downtown San Antonio, other world landmarks and cities

(Image of empty streets around world amid the coronavirus pandemic.)
(Image of empty streets around world amid the coronavirus pandemic.)

The COVID-19, or novel coronavirus, pandemic has led to empty streets in San Antonio, across the nation and around the globe as people practice social distancing.

Many people on social media are posting photos and videos, referring to cities as virtual “ghost towns.”

From the Alamo City to Disneyworld to Italy, here’s a look at photos and videos that have been shared on social media.

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RJ Marquez has been at KSAT since 2010. He's covered a variety of stories and events across the San Antonio area, and is the lead reporter for KSAT Explains. He also covers the Spurs for on-air and digital platforms. You can see RJ regularly on KSAT Explains and Good Morning San Antonio. He also writes a weekly Spurs newsletter.