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Visitors wearing face masks take pictures at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. The museum reopened Wednesday after having been closed for two months due to new coronavirus concerns. AP
Visitors wearing face masks take pictures at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. The museum reopened Wednesday after having been closed for two months due to new coronavirus concerns. AP
Workers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against a new coronavirus at a theater in Sejong Center in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 21, 2020. South Korea's new virus cases have bounced back Tuesday, a day after it reported its smallest daily jump in local COVID-19 transmissions in two months. AP
Workers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against a new coronavirus at a theater in Sejong Center in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 21, 2020. South Korea's new virus cases have bounced back Tuesday, a day after it reported its smallest daily jump in local COVID-19 transmissions in two months. AP
A Nepalese student wears a face shield at a training class during a partial lockdown for the coronavirus pandemic in Kathmandu, Nepal, 16 July 2020. The Lainchour Takenwondo Dojang has resumed self-defense martial art classes for people aged between seven and 18-years-old at a community ground in Kathmandu. The Nepal government has started to ease the COVID-19 lockdown in an effort to restart its economy. EPA
A Nepalese student wears a face shield at a training class during a partial lockdown for the coronavirus pandemic in Kathmandu, Nepal, 16 July 2020. The Lainchour Takenwondo Dojang has resumed self-defense martial art classes for people aged between seven and 18-years-old at a community ground in Kathmandu. The Nepal government has started to ease the COVID-19 lockdown in an effort to restart its economy. EPA
A contractor cleans a subway car at the 96th Street station to control the spread of COVID-19, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in New York. Mass transit systems around the world have taken unprecedented — and expensive — steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including shutting down New York subways overnight and testing powerful ultraviolet lamps to disinfect seats, poles and floors. AP
A contractor cleans a subway car at the 96th Street station to control the spread of COVID-19, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in New York. Mass transit systems around the world have taken unprecedented — and expensive — steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including shutting down New York subways overnight and testing powerful ultraviolet lamps to disinfect seats, poles and floors. AP
 Commuters wear face masks on a metro train in Hong Kong on July 15, 2020, as the city experiences a spike in COVID-19 coronavirus cases. AFP
Commuters wear face masks on a metro train in Hong Kong on July 15, 2020, as the city experiences a spike in COVID-19 coronavirus cases. AFP
A model wearing a face shield poses with a Mitsubishi vehicle during the media day of the 41st Bangkok International Motor Show after the Thai government eased measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand July 14, 2020. Reuters
A model wearing a face shield poses with a Mitsubishi vehicle during the media day of the 41st Bangkok International Motor Show after the Thai government eased measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand July 14, 2020. Reuters
A new cadet, left, listens as First Class Cadet Madison Teague, right, yells commands as a plastic screen separates them at the U.S. Military Academy, Monday, July 13, 2020, in West Point, N.Y. The Army is welcoming more than 1,200 candidates from every state. Candidates will be COVID-19 tested immediately upon arrival, wear masks, and practice social distancing. AP
A new cadet, left, listens as First Class Cadet Madison Teague, right, yells commands as a plastic screen separates them at the U.S. Military Academy, Monday, July 13, 2020, in West Point, N.Y. The Army is welcoming more than 1,200 candidates from every state. Candidates will be COVID-19 tested immediately upon arrival, wear masks, and practice social distancing. AP
A volunteer delivers food rations at a so-called 'Olla comun', a communal kitchen set up to provide hot food for those with dwindling incomes or nothing, on a hill named 'Mariposas' (butterflies), during the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Valparaiso, Chile  July 13, 2020. Reuters
A volunteer delivers food rations at a so-called 'Olla comun', a communal kitchen set up to provide hot food for those with dwindling incomes or nothing, on a hill named 'Mariposas' (butterflies), during the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Valparaiso, Chile July 13, 2020. Reuters
 Medical workers wait for patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) inside of the Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery 'Banjica', recently transformed to a COVID hospital, in Belgrade on July 14, 2020. AFP
Medical workers wait for patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) inside of the Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery 'Banjica', recently transformed to a COVID hospital, in Belgrade on July 14, 2020. AFP
Health workers screen people for COVID-19 symptoms at a slum in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Several Indian states imposed weekend curfews and locked down high-risk areas as the number of coronavirus cases surged past 900,000 on Tuesday. AP
Health workers screen people for COVID-19 symptoms at a slum in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Several Indian states imposed weekend curfews and locked down high-risk areas as the number of coronavirus cases surged past 900,000 on Tuesday. AP
State police officials arrest Left-wing students as they demonstrate against the government for failing to control the spread of the of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Kolkata on July 14, 2020. AFP
State police officials arrest Left-wing students as they demonstrate against the government for failing to control the spread of the of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Kolkata on July 14, 2020. AFP
A doctor wearing a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suit (C) instructs patients as they perform yoga inside a ward at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village sports complex, temporarily converted into a COVID-19 coronavirus care centre, in New Delhi on July 16, 2020. AFP
A doctor wearing a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suit (C) instructs patients as they perform yoga inside a ward at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village sports complex, temporarily converted into a COVID-19 coronavirus care centre, in New Delhi on July 16, 2020. AFP
 A medical team member takes a swab sample from a child who suffers from cancer to test for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Children's Hospital for Cancer Diseases in Basra, Iraq July 12, 2020. Picture taken July 12, 2020. Reuters
A medical team member takes a swab sample from a child who suffers from cancer to test for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Children's Hospital for Cancer Diseases in Basra, Iraq July 12, 2020. Picture taken July 12, 2020. Reuters
Kenyan man Isaac Tarit, 38, poses on his custom-made bicycle that he uses to sensitize people on the coronavirus and how to prevent Covid-19 infections in the streets of Nairobi, Kenya, 14 July 2020. Kenya youths have recently been coming up with different creative forms of arts to create awareness on Covid-19 as a way to curb the spread of the virus as the country continues to battle to control community transmissions. EPA
Kenyan man Isaac Tarit, 38, poses on his custom-made bicycle that he uses to sensitize people on the coronavirus and how to prevent Covid-19 infections in the streets of Nairobi, Kenya, 14 July 2020. Kenya youths have recently been coming up with different creative forms of arts to create awareness on Covid-19 as a way to curb the spread of the virus as the country continues to battle to control community transmissions. EPA
Sri Lankans wait for their turn to give their nasal swab samples to test for COVID-19 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. AP
Sri Lankans wait for their turn to give their nasal swab samples to test for COVID-19 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. AP
 A municipal worker cleans along an embankment of the Moika river in downtown Saint Petersburg on July 14, 2020, amid the outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus. AFP
A municipal worker cleans along an embankment of the Moika river in downtown Saint Petersburg on July 14, 2020, amid the outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus. AFP
Passengers arrive at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima on July 15, 2020 as airports across Peru reopened for domestic flights as part of the easing of measures against the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic. AFP
Passengers arrive at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima on July 15, 2020 as airports across Peru reopened for domestic flights as part of the easing of measures against the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic. AFP
Passengers sit, separated by a curtain from their neighbours, on a bus during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Lima, Peru July 15, 2020. Reuters
Passengers sit, separated by a curtain from their neighbours, on a bus during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Lima, Peru July 15, 2020. Reuters
Health officials wearing personal protection equipment prepare to bury coronavirus victim Dr. Doreen Adisa Lugaliki at her burial in Ndalu, Bungoma county, Kenya Monday, July 13, 2020. AP
Health officials wearing personal protection equipment prepare to bury coronavirus victim Dr. Doreen Adisa Lugaliki at her burial in Ndalu, Bungoma county, Kenya Monday, July 13, 2020. AP
Cemetery workers in protective clothing bury a victim of COVID-19 at the Vila Formosa cemetery in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Brazil is nearing 2 million cases of COVID-19 and 75,000 deaths. AP
Cemetery workers in protective clothing bury a victim of COVID-19 at the Vila Formosa cemetery in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Brazil is nearing 2 million cases of COVID-19 and 75,000 deaths. AP
An image made with a drone shows school buses parked at the Loudoun County Public School Transportation Center in Leesburg, Virginia, USA, 13 July 2020. US President Donald J. Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are calling for public schools to fully reopen later this summer, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. EPA
An image made with a drone shows school buses parked at the Loudoun County Public School Transportation Center in Leesburg, Virginia, USA, 13 July 2020. US President Donald J. Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are calling for public schools to fully reopen later this summer, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. EPA
A woman practices yoga at Ibirapuera Park amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, July 13, 2020. Parks are allowed to re-open Monday after over three months of lockdown but are required to enforce social distancing and reduce operating hours. AP
A woman practices yoga at Ibirapuera Park amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, July 13, 2020. Parks are allowed to re-open Monday after over three months of lockdown but are required to enforce social distancing and reduce operating hours. AP
 A man sits in a field where circles were painted to help visitors maintain social distancing at Ibirapuera Park after it was reopened as the city eases the restrictions imposed to control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sao Paulo, Brazil July 13, 2020. Reuters
A man sits in a field where circles were painted to help visitors maintain social distancing at Ibirapuera Park after it was reopened as the city eases the restrictions imposed to control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sao Paulo, Brazil July 13, 2020. Reuters
A telescope is seen wrapped in plastic to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at the Griffith Observatory overlooking downtown Los Angeles, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. AP
A telescope is seen wrapped in plastic to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at the Griffith Observatory overlooking downtown Los Angeles, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. AP
Visitors wearing face masks take pictures at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. The museum reopened Wednesday after having been closed for two months due to new coronavirus concerns. AP
Visitors wearing face masks take pictures at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. The museum reopened Wednesday after having been closed for two months due to new coronavirus concerns. AP
Workers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against a new coronavirus at a theater in Sejong Center in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 21, 2020. South Korea's new virus cases have bounced back Tuesday, a day after it reported its smallest daily jump in local COVID-19 transmissions in two months. AP
Workers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against a new coronavirus at a theater in Sejong Center in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 21, 2020. South Korea's new virus cases have bounced back Tuesday, a day after it reported its smallest daily jump in local COVID-19 transmissions in two months. AP
A Nepalese student wears a face shield at a training class during a partial lockdown for the coronavirus pandemic in Kathmandu, Nepal, 16 July 2020. The Lainchour Takenwondo Dojang has resumed self-defense martial art classes for people aged between seven and 18-years-old at a community ground in Kathmandu. The Nepal government has started to ease the COVID-19 lockdown in an effort to restart its economy. EPA
A Nepalese student wears a face shield at a training class during a partial lockdown for the coronavirus pandemic in Kathmandu, Nepal, 16 July 2020. The Lainchour Takenwondo Dojang has resumed self-defense martial art classes for people aged between seven and 18-years-old at a community ground in Kathmandu. The Nepal government has started to ease the COVID-19 lockdown in an effort to restart its economy. EPA
A contractor cleans a subway car at the 96th Street station to control the spread of COVID-19, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in New York. Mass transit systems around the world have taken unprecedented — and expensive — steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including shutting down New York subways overnight and testing powerful ultraviolet lamps to disinfect seats, poles and floors. AP
A contractor cleans a subway car at the 96th Street station to control the spread of COVID-19, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in New York. Mass transit systems around the world have taken unprecedented — and expensive — steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including shutting down New York subways overnight and testing powerful ultraviolet lamps to disinfect seats, poles and floors. AP
 Commuters wear face masks on a metro train in Hong Kong on July 15, 2020, as the city experiences a spike in COVID-19 coronavirus cases. AFP
Commuters wear face masks on a metro train in Hong Kong on July 15, 2020, as the city experiences a spike in COVID-19 coronavirus cases. AFP
A model wearing a face shield poses with a Mitsubishi vehicle during the media day of the 41st Bangkok International Motor Show after the Thai government eased measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand July 14, 2020. Reuters
A model wearing a face shield poses with a Mitsubishi vehicle during the media day of the 41st Bangkok International Motor Show after the Thai government eased measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand July 14, 2020. Reuters
A new cadet, left, listens as First Class Cadet Madison Teague, right, yells commands as a plastic screen separates them at the U.S. Military Academy, Monday, July 13, 2020, in West Point, N.Y. The Army is welcoming more than 1,200 candidates from every state. Candidates will be COVID-19 tested immediately upon arrival, wear masks, and practice social distancing. AP
A new cadet, left, listens as First Class Cadet Madison Teague, right, yells commands as a plastic screen separates them at the U.S. Military Academy, Monday, July 13, 2020, in West Point, N.Y. The Army is welcoming more than 1,200 candidates from every state. Candidates will be COVID-19 tested immediately upon arrival, wear masks, and practice social distancing. AP
A volunteer delivers food rations at a so-called 'Olla comun', a communal kitchen set up to provide hot food for those with dwindling incomes or nothing, on a hill named 'Mariposas' (butterflies), during the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Valparaiso, Chile  July 13, 2020. Reuters
A volunteer delivers food rations at a so-called 'Olla comun', a communal kitchen set up to provide hot food for those with dwindling incomes or nothing, on a hill named 'Mariposas' (butterflies), during the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Valparaiso, Chile July 13, 2020. Reuters
 Medical workers wait for patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) inside of the Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery 'Banjica', recently transformed to a COVID hospital, in Belgrade on July 14, 2020. AFP
Medical workers wait for patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) inside of the Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery 'Banjica', recently transformed to a COVID hospital, in Belgrade on July 14, 2020. AFP
Health workers screen people for COVID-19 symptoms at a slum in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Several Indian states imposed weekend curfews and locked down high-risk areas as the number of coronavirus cases surged past 900,000 on Tuesday. AP
Health workers screen people for COVID-19 symptoms at a slum in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Several Indian states imposed weekend curfews and locked down high-risk areas as the number of coronavirus cases surged past 900,000 on Tuesday. AP
State police officials arrest Left-wing students as they demonstrate against the government for failing to control the spread of the of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Kolkata on July 14, 2020. AFP
State police officials arrest Left-wing students as they demonstrate against the government for failing to control the spread of the of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Kolkata on July 14, 2020. AFP
A doctor wearing a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suit (C) instructs patients as they perform yoga inside a ward at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village sports complex, temporarily converted into a COVID-19 coronavirus care centre, in New Delhi on July 16, 2020. AFP
A doctor wearing a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suit (C) instructs patients as they perform yoga inside a ward at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village sports complex, temporarily converted into a COVID-19 coronavirus care centre, in New Delhi on July 16, 2020. AFP
 A medical team member takes a swab sample from a child who suffers from cancer to test for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Children's Hospital for Cancer Diseases in Basra, Iraq July 12, 2020. Picture taken July 12, 2020. Reuters
A medical team member takes a swab sample from a child who suffers from cancer to test for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Children's Hospital for Cancer Diseases in Basra, Iraq July 12, 2020. Picture taken July 12, 2020. Reuters
Kenyan man Isaac Tarit, 38, poses on his custom-made bicycle that he uses to sensitize people on the coronavirus and how to prevent Covid-19 infections in the streets of Nairobi, Kenya, 14 July 2020. Kenya youths have recently been coming up with different creative forms of arts to create awareness on Covid-19 as a way to curb the spread of the virus as the country continues to battle to control community transmissions. EPA
Kenyan man Isaac Tarit, 38, poses on his custom-made bicycle that he uses to sensitize people on the coronavirus and how to prevent Covid-19 infections in the streets of Nairobi, Kenya, 14 July 2020. Kenya youths have recently been coming up with different creative forms of arts to create awareness on Covid-19 as a way to curb the spread of the virus as the country continues to battle to control community transmissions. EPA
Sri Lankans wait for their turn to give their nasal swab samples to test for COVID-19 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. AP
Sri Lankans wait for their turn to give their nasal swab samples to test for COVID-19 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. AP
 A municipal worker cleans along an embankment of the Moika river in downtown Saint Petersburg on July 14, 2020, amid the outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus. AFP
A municipal worker cleans along an embankment of the Moika river in downtown Saint Petersburg on July 14, 2020, amid the outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus. AFP
Passengers arrive at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima on July 15, 2020 as airports across Peru reopened for domestic flights as part of the easing of measures against the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic. AFP
Passengers arrive at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima on July 15, 2020 as airports across Peru reopened for domestic flights as part of the easing of measures against the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic. AFP
Passengers sit, separated by a curtain from their neighbours, on a bus during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Lima, Peru July 15, 2020. Reuters
Passengers sit, separated by a curtain from their neighbours, on a bus during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Lima, Peru July 15, 2020. Reuters
Health officials wearing personal protection equipment prepare to bury coronavirus victim Dr. Doreen Adisa Lugaliki at her burial in Ndalu, Bungoma county, Kenya Monday, July 13, 2020. AP
Health officials wearing personal protection equipment prepare to bury coronavirus victim Dr. Doreen Adisa Lugaliki at her burial in Ndalu, Bungoma county, Kenya Monday, July 13, 2020. AP
Cemetery workers in protective clothing bury a victim of COVID-19 at the Vila Formosa cemetery in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Brazil is nearing 2 million cases of COVID-19 and 75,000 deaths. AP
Cemetery workers in protective clothing bury a victim of COVID-19 at the Vila Formosa cemetery in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Brazil is nearing 2 million cases of COVID-19 and 75,000 deaths. AP
An image made with a drone shows school buses parked at the Loudoun County Public School Transportation Center in Leesburg, Virginia, USA, 13 July 2020. US President Donald J. Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are calling for public schools to fully reopen later this summer, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. EPA
An image made with a drone shows school buses parked at the Loudoun County Public School Transportation Center in Leesburg, Virginia, USA, 13 July 2020. US President Donald J. Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are calling for public schools to fully reopen later this summer, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. EPA
A woman practices yoga at Ibirapuera Park amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, July 13, 2020. Parks are allowed to re-open Monday after over three months of lockdown but are required to enforce social distancing and reduce operating hours. AP
A woman practices yoga at Ibirapuera Park amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, July 13, 2020. Parks are allowed to re-open Monday after over three months of lockdown but are required to enforce social distancing and reduce operating hours. AP
 A man sits in a field where circles were painted to help visitors maintain social distancing at Ibirapuera Park after it was reopened as the city eases the restrictions imposed to control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sao Paulo, Brazil July 13, 2020. Reuters
A man sits in a field where circles were painted to help visitors maintain social distancing at Ibirapuera Park after it was reopened as the city eases the restrictions imposed to control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sao Paulo, Brazil July 13, 2020. Reuters
A telescope is seen wrapped in plastic to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at the Griffith Observatory overlooking downtown Los Angeles, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. AP
A telescope is seen wrapped in plastic to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at the Griffith Observatory overlooking downtown Los Angeles, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. AP
Choi Won-suk wschoi@koreatimes.co.kr

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