Today in Pictures, March 11, 2020

People’s Association suspends activities for two weeks in Singapore, Chinese President Xi Jinping visits a hospital in Hubei province in China, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

A line dancing class at the multi-purpose hall of Siglap South Community Centre on March 10, 2020. The suspension of People’s Association activities for those aged 50 and older for two weeks from March 11 will affect 2,600 classes and 290,000 participants. PHOTO: THE STRAITS TIMES/ARIFFIN JAMAR
Chinese President Xi Jinping learns about the hospital's operations, treatment of patients, protection for medical workers and scientific research at the Huoshenshan Hospital in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Hubei province, China March 10, 2020. PHOTO: XINHUA VIA REUTERS
A couple kiss while wearing protective face masks in front of the Trevi fountain, after a decree orders for the whole of Italy to be on lockdown in an unprecedented clampdown aimed at beating the coronavirus, in Rome, Italy, March 10, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS
Sanitary workers disinfect the desks and chairs of the Lebanese Parliament in central Beirut on March 10, 2020 amid the spread of coronavirus in the country. PHOTO: AFP
This year’s edition of the Sakura Matsuri at Gardens by the Bay has over 500 cherry and peach blossom trees in a Japanese springtime landscape as seen in a photo taken on Mar 10, 2020. Singapore residents whose travel plans to Japan between March 1 and May 31 were cancelled can share what their disrupted trip meant to them through the Gardens’ website this week, for a chance to win free tickets to the Sakura Matsuri. PHOTO: THE STRAITS TIMES/ONG WEE JIN
Revellers covered with powdered colors celebrate the Holi festival in Mumbai, India, March 10, 2020. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Sikh priest Jagtar Singh (C) places the Guru Granth Sahib (Sikh holy book) in a Palki Sahib during a procession on the eve of the birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on January 1, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
A view of the super moon, above the Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa, in Cartagena, Colombia, March 9, 2020. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
The pack rides during the 212,5 km 3rd stage of the 78th Paris - Nice cycling race stage between Chalette-sur-Loing and La Chatre, on March 10, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
A free ride skier competes during the Freeride World Tour on March 8, 2020 at Fieberbrunn ski Resort in Austria. PHOTO: AFP

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