When Wuhan and most of the surrounding Hubei province in China went into lockdown due to the outbreak of coronavirus, now officially known as COVID-19, the world looked on in astonishment.
Suddenly, thousands of residents were forced to remain in their homes. Essentially, the whole of Wuhan was closed.
Now, just two months later, there are over 334,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 around the world.
As the virus, which has now been deemed a pandemic, continues to spread, nations around the world have begun to introduce strict measures in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus.
From social distancing recommendations to full-blown lockdowns in countries including Italy and France, the situation is ever-changing in Australia and around the world.
In order to get some insight into what the various stages of lockdown and social distancing are like around the world, Mamamia’s daily news…