Entertainment in the time of Covid-19 - Images from around the globe

A temple worker wearing a mask to protect himself from the coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
A temple worker wearing a mask to protect himself from the coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

As a deadly pandemic sweeps the globe humans have been forced to hide indoors, adapt, and find innovative new ways to entertain themselves. In the time of Covid-19 entertainment looks a lot different than it used to as people explore new avenues to find some slice of enjoyment amid this unprecedented time in our history. 

Channel24 together with Getty Images share a collection of images from around the world showing what entertainment looks like in the time of Covid-19. 

A security guard with a face mask is seen at the entrance of Rembrandt exhibition at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum during a press preview before its reopening to the public, during the coronavirus pandemic in Madrid, Spain. (Photo: Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)
Two showgirls pose for a photo at the reopening of Flamingo Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo: Denise Truscello/Getty Images for Caesars Entertainment)
People practice social distancing in white circles in Domino Park in Williamsburg during the coronavirus pandemic in New York City. (Photo: Noam Galai/Getty Images)
A string quintet performs The Hymn of Joy during the reopening to the public of the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain. (Photo: Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)
Cardboard cutouts of human beings sitting at tables inside the Five Dock Dining restaurant in Sydney, Australia. (Photo: James D. Morgan/Getty Images)
Katherine Jenkins performs during a behind-closed-doors concert at Royal Albert Hall in London, England. (Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for ABA)
Chippendales emcee Jayson Michael, shown through a ring light, dances as he hosts a Chippendales@Home Virtual Party from his home in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Customers sit in a cafe with taped off seating to make sure people adhere to social distancing. Hong Kong government imposed new social distancing measures that limits public gatherings to four people, with some exemptions. (Photo: Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)
Staff in protective personal equipment prepare to spray disinfectant throughout the theatres at Icon Cineconic, the cineplex at Icon Siam Mall, in preparation for reopening in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo: Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images)
Light reflects off clear dividers installed to shield patrons from each other to allow for safer social distancing at Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut. (Photo: Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
An employee delivers popcorn out of a car window at Cine Drive-In in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo: Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)
A worker at Laie Pau Claris bookstore-coffee shop places books and materials on the shelves of the premise that remains closed to the public due to the Covid-19 crisis, but remain open for workers to provide online services to customers in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo: David Zorrakino/ Europa Press via Getty Images)
A bust, is wearing a protective face mask also called community mask, stands in front of handcrafted illustrations of masks at the ODEEH couture atelier during the novel coronavirus crisis in Giebelstadt, Germany. (Photo: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)
Drag performer Maxi Shield chats to her online audience in Sydney, Australia. Maxi started hosting a live Instagram chat show 'Maxis Couch Potato' as a way to keep performing and connected with fans during the pandemic. (Photo: Don Arnold/Getty Images)
Lester London performs lilGOAT during Jam Sessions in Philadelphia. This performance is part of an online video concert series is taking place to give BMI artists the opportunity to showcase their music during the pandemic. (Photo: Condido Verona/Getty Images for ABA)
Actors Neel Bhattacharya and Tiyasha Roy rehearse a scene while wearing face masks during shooting for the popular Bengali television serial Krishnakali, as production resumes during lockdown in Kolkata, India. (Photo: Samir Jana/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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Lupita Nyongo speaks during One World: Together At Home presented by Global Citizen. The global broadcast and digital special was held to support frontline healthcare workers and the Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization, powered by the UN Foundation. (Photo: Getty Images/Getty Images for Global Citizen )
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 03: A movie is seen pl
A movie is seen playing at Coburg Drive-In in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo: Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)
Italian Actor Francesco Bauco Poses on the sofa with his dog during a portrait session at his home as he discusses daily life during the coronavirus pandemic in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
BLACKPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 22:  People enjoy the S
People enjoy the Spring sunshine as they keep their social distance on a deserted Blackpool beach in Blackpool, England. (Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - MAY 04: A musician of the ba
A musician of the band Mariachi Cultural performs during a recording at the Museo del Tequila y el Mezcal in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo: Hector Vivas/Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN - JUNE 12: A man wearing a face mask
A man wearing a face mask waits for the beginning of the film in the Capitol cinema in Madrid, Spain. (Photo: Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

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