The Chinese city of Wuhan has become a ghost town after authorities put the city on a lockdown.
The epicentre of the new virus resulted in cancellation of planes and trains out of the city. Authorities have suspended the city’s public transport in bid to control the spread of the deadly disease.
Residents worry over food shortages as streets in the virus-hit central Chinese city left deserted after it was put on lockdown. Some defined the severe clampdown as “the end of the world.”
Below are a few pictures of the ghost town: