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Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus

On quiet streets, locals try to adjust to a new reality

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Pedestrians, one wearing a mask as protection from the coronavirus, walk down an unusually quiet University Avenue in Palo Alto after a shutdown order took effect on March 17. Photo by Sammy Dallal.

For more than a week, Palo Alto Weekly visual journalists Magali Gauthier and Sammy Dallal have been chronicling the sudden changes in life on the Midpeninsula, from emptied out streets to people finding solace in a stroll. View a selection of their images at PaloAltoOnline.Atavist.com.

Find comprehensive coverage on the Midpeninsula's response to the new coronavirus by Palo Alto Online, the Mountain View Voice and the Almanac here.

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