Since the health authorities of the country and of the Mexico city they called the society to stay at home as a measure of security against the spread of Covid-19the movement in the streets of this capital has gone down; however, there are points at which it is still perceived movement.
The millions of people and cars that we were used to seeing have “disappeared”. This absence of engines, people, and noises in general have given way to a zone of silence in almost all the city, except in some areas of commerce such as public markets and grocery stores.
With the help of a drone, photojournalist Luis Ramirez of THE UNIVERSAL and well-recognized experts in the management of these aerial vehicles and captured various postcards of how they look like avenues and major points of the metropolis.
In addition, through their social networks, the well-known photographer Santiago Arau he shared a picture and a video on how it looks like before the busy street of Madero after the declaration of a public health emergency.
The Madero street today at 18hrs. pic.twitter.com/nnjNTWdFvd
— Santiago Arau (@Santiago_Arau) April 3, 2020
The photographer urban Miguel Kurz shared a video that shows characteristic places of the city, for example the Basilica of Guadalupe and the Monument to the Revolutionwhich until before the health emergency would appear with a large number of people.
Video by Miguel Kurz @miguel_kurz
In the meantime, hundreds of users have taken to the networks to show the places where they live, streets and avenues where you can see the stillness and the calm that has marked these last few days to the City of Mexico as well as other cities of the world, very different to the days of intense activity that distinguish the capital.
The Source of Petroleum. Photo: Luis Ramirez / EL UNIVERSAL
Viaduct at the intersection with Germany. Photo: Luis Ramirez / EL UNIVERSAL
Moumento to the Revolution. Photo: Luis Ramirez / EL UNIVERSAL
The Angel of Independence. Photo: Luis Ramirez / EL UNIVERSAL
Distributor Road San Antonio. Photo: Luis Ramirez / EL UNIVERSAL
The Corner of the Information. Photo: Luis Ramirez / EL UNIVERSAL
Avenida Paseo de la Reforma. Photo: Luis Ramirez / EL UNIVERSAL
Calzada de Tlalpan. Photo: Luis Ramirez / EL UNIVERSAL
Parque Lira and avenida Jalisco. Photo: Luis Ramirez / EL UNIVERSAL
However, there are points at which it is still perceived quite moving, principally in areas adjacent to the public markets and grocery stores.
Immediate vicinity of the Metro Tacubaya and the Market Cartagena Engineer Peña Manterola
Self-service shop on Calzada of the Beam. Photo: Luis Ramirez / EL UNIVERSAL