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Satellite images show airports, ports, and highways left deserted as the world faces coronavirus social distancing and lockdowns

Business Insider Logo By Sophia Ankel of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 16:  Major transportation hubs - including airports, highways, and ports - have been left deserted as billions of people go on lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus.  Countries such as   the US, India, Italy, the UK, and France have been ordered  by their governments to stay under some form of lockdown.  Los Angeles International Airport, the third-busiest airport in the world, is practically empty as airlines scrap flights and park planes.  To date, the coronavirus has   infected more than 435,000 people and killed 19,625  worldwide. Scroll down to see satellite images of major transportation hubs around the world looking deserted as a result of the virus.    Visit  Business Insider's homepage for more stories.   Social-distancing measures and strict travel restrictions  in the age of coronavirus have brought major hubs like airports, highways, and ship ports to a halt.  As of March 25,  an estimated 2.8 billion people have been ordered by their governments to go on lockdown in countries including Italy, the US, the UK, and, most recently, India, which became the largest quarantine outside China.    Take a look at these satellite photos of major transportation  hubs around the world to see the effects of the coronavirus on  global transport.

Social-distancing measures and strict travel restrictions in the age of coronavirus have brought major hubs like airports, highways, and ship ports to a halt.

As of March 25, an estimated 2.8 billion people have been ordered by their governments to go on lockdown in countries including Italy, the US, the UK, and, most recently, India, which became the largest quarantine outside China.

Take a look at these satellite photos of major transportation hubs around the world to see the effects of the coronavirus on global transport.

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