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Photos: Massachusetts During The Coronavirus Crisis

WBUR photographers Jesse Costa and Robin Lubbock have been documenting the coronavirus crisis since the outbreak began to worsen here in Massachusetts. Below, we've collected some of their images that show how the pandemic is affecting the state — and the measures people are adopting to limit its spread.

A message left on a street signpost by the Melrose Wakefield Hospital with the hashtag #HeartsForHealthcareWorkers, says "Thank you." (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A message left on a street signpost by the Melrose Wakefield Hospital with the hashtag #HeartsForHealthcareWorkers, says "Thank you." (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A woman walks past a closed Norwood Cinema where the marquee reads, "Wash your hands." (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A woman walks past a closed Norwood Cinema where the marquee reads, "Wash your hands." (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The COVID-19 drive-through testing station at Lawrence General Hospital. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The COVID-19 drive-through testing station at Lawrence General Hospital. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A resident enters the Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea. Eleven residents and two employees of the state-run skilled nursing and residential care for older veterans have tested positive for COVID-19. Of those residents, two have died. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A resident enters the Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea. Eleven residents and two employees of the state-run skilled nursing and residential care for older veterans have tested positive for COVID-19. Of those residents, two have died. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A sign on the door of St. Cecilia Church in downtown Boston, informing parishioners because of the threat of the spread of the coronavirus, Mass will be live-streamed. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A sign on the door of St. Cecilia Church in downtown Boston, informing parishioners because of the threat of the spread of the coronavirus, Mass will be live-streamed. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Missy Onorato does squats with weights while Vanessa McMahon does jumping jacks during a workout — while social distancing — at Joe Moakley Park in South Boston early one morning. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Missy Onorato does squats with weights while Vanessa McMahon does jumping jacks during a workout — while social distancing — at Joe Moakley Park in South Boston early one morning. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Members of the National Guard load boxes of protective gear onto a cart at the Soldiers’ Home — a state-run long-term residence and health facility in Holyoke where 18 veterans have died following a coronavirus outbreak — on March 31. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Members of the National Guard load boxes of protective gear onto a cart at the Soldiers’ Home — a state-run long-term residence and health facility in Holyoke where 18 veterans have died following a coronavirus outbreak — on March 31. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Two workers at the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke reach out to one another — but do not touch — to say goodbye. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Two workers at the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke reach out to one another — but do not touch — to say goodbye. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Emergency Disaster Services trucks outside of the DCU Center in Worcester. The arena will house a 250-bed field hospital for COVID-19 patients, Gov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Emergency Disaster Services trucks outside of the DCU Center in Worcester. The arena will house a 250-bed field hospital for COVID-19 patients, Gov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A sign on Route 95 in Waltham urges drivers from outside of Massachusetts to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to the state. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A sign on Route 95 in Waltham urges drivers from outside of Massachusetts to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to the state. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
An employee of Trader Joe’s in Assembly Square wipes down a carriage with disinfectant for the next shopper who will use it. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
An employee of Trader Joe’s in Assembly Square wipes down a carriage with disinfectant for the next shopper who will use it. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
An MBTA Green Line train driver wearing a mask makes a stop at the Longwood Stop on Huntington Ave. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
An MBTA Green Line train driver wearing a mask makes a stop at the Longwood Stop on Huntington Ave. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A former hospital at 1515 Commonwealth Ave. will be used to provide 70 beds for the city's homeless to help ease the burden on shelters and attempt to limit the coronavirus' spread in the homeless community. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A former hospital at 1515 Commonwealth Ave. will be used to provide 70 beds for the city's homeless to help ease the burden on shelters and attempt to limit the coronavirus' spread in the homeless community. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Medical staff check in a person at the drive through COVID-19 testing station at Suffolk Downs. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Medical staff check in a person at the drive through COVID-19 testing station at Suffolk Downs. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A discarded nitrile glove in a parking lot in Medford. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A discarded nitrile glove in a parking lot in Medford. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A young girl rides her scooter in Boston Common along Charles Street. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A young girl rides her scooter in Boston Common along Charles Street. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A health care worker hands a mask to someone wanting to be tested for COVID-19 at a testing tent at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A health care worker hands a mask to someone wanting to be tested for COVID-19 at a testing tent at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Keeping at least 6 feet of distance from others, walkers make their way along a path in the Fenway. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Keeping at least 6 feet of distance from others, walkers make their way along a path in the Fenway. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A man wearing a mask walks through the rising steam of the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man wearing a mask walks through the rising steam of the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man waits for a train in the Arlington MBTA station. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man waits for a train in the Arlington MBTA station. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
An empty Burlington Mall parking lot, pictured at midday on March 25. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
An empty Burlington Mall parking lot, pictured at midday on March 25. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Shan Soe-Lin and Robert Hecht oput a mask on their dog Spud while walking at the Commonwealth Avenue Mall. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Shan Soe-Lin and Robert Hecht oput a mask on their dog Spud while walking at the Commonwealth Avenue Mall. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Workers at the United Teen Equality Center (UTEC) in Lowell assemble meal boxes for their young people at home since the program is shut down. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Workers at the United Teen Equality Center (UTEC) in Lowell assemble meal boxes for their young people at home since the program is shut down. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Game Underground on Moody Street in Waltham is closed "for social distancing." (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Game Underground on Moody Street in Waltham is closed "for social distancing." (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A sign in Inman Square in Cambridge urging residents to stay home during the coronavirus pandemic. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A sign in Inman Square in Cambridge urging residents to stay home during the coronavirus pandemic. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A food delivery bike courier rides down Boylston Street during the lunch hour. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A food delivery bike courier rides down Boylston Street during the lunch hour. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
An empty MBTA Green Line train en route to Government Center. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
An empty MBTA Green Line train en route to Government Center. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A U.S. postal mail carrier with a mask delivers mail on Canal Street by North Station in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A U.S. postal mail carrier with a mask delivers mail on Canal Street by North Station in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The Cambridgeside Galleria was closed on Monday in a response to the COVID-19 pandemic aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The Cambridgeside Galleria was closed on Monday in a response to the COVID-19 pandemic aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A health care worker in a hazmat suit places a cotton swab into a vile after taking a sample from someone at a drive-thru COVID-19 testing area at Somerville Hospital. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A health care worker in a hazmat suit places a cotton swab into a vile after taking a sample from someone at a drive-thru COVID-19 testing area at Somerville Hospital. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Governor Charlie Baker stands and listens as Lt. Governor Karyn Polito speaks to the news media. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Governor Charlie Baker stands and listens as Lt. Governor Karyn Polito speaks to the news media. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Cambridge Department of Public Works staff wrap a basketball hoop in plastic fencing, to discourage team games, as state and city governments attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Cambridge Department of Public Works staff wrap a basketball hoop in plastic fencing, to discourage team games, as state and city governments attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Teddy Shoes owner Steven Adelson sits behind the counter of his Cambridge store working on a GoFundMe page. He hopes with the combination of online sales and donations he receives, he will be able to keep his business. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Teddy Shoes owner Steven Adelson sits behind the counter of his Cambridge store working on a GoFundMe page. He hopes with the combination of online sales and donations he receives, he will be able to keep his business. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
With few stores open, Quincy Marketplace is deserted. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
With few stores open, Quincy Marketplace is deserted. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A concerned Boston resident approaches Mayor Marty Walsh after a press conference to discuss the availability of hand sanitizer at local stores. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A concerned Boston resident approaches Mayor Marty Walsh after a press conference to discuss the availability of hand sanitizer at local stores. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
All vehicles remain parked at the Waltham Day Care Center. The center closed as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
All vehicles remain parked at the Waltham Day Care Center. The center closed as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Five o'clock traffic on Cambridge Street in front of City Hall Plaza in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Five o'clock traffic on Cambridge Street in front of City Hall Plaza in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The MBTA’s Fradwin Suarez wipes down a the steering wheel of a bus at the Charlestown garage. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The MBTA’s Fradwin Suarez wipes down a the steering wheel of a bus at the Charlestown garage. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A contractor picks up a box of screws from a work benchbehind the Southampton Street shelter in Boston. Workers were setting up tents for people who are homeless and affected by the coronavirus. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A contractor picks up a box of screws from a work benchbehind the Southampton Street shelter in Boston. Workers were setting up tents for people who are homeless and affected by the coronavirus. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A woman wears a face mask shopping at Target in Watertown. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A woman wears a face mask shopping at Target in Watertown. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Giscar Centeio prepares to deliver two Chromebooks to Boston Public Schools students living in Roxbury. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Giscar Centeio prepares to deliver two Chromebooks to Boston Public Schools students living in Roxbury. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Jane Poncia writes in a notebook in her office at her home in East Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Jane Poncia writes in a notebook in her office at her home in East Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A family out for a walk on Boston Common finds plenty of space for scooter riding, March 17, 2020. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A family out for a walk on Boston Common finds plenty of space for scooter riding, March 17, 2020. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The Marriott Long Wharf hotel in Boston. The hotel, which hosted a Biogen company gathering linked to a large cluster of coronavirus cases in Massachusetts, has temporarily closed. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The Marriott Long Wharf hotel in Boston. The hotel, which hosted a Biogen company gathering linked to a large cluster of coronavirus cases in Massachusetts, has temporarily closed. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

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