People around the world are putting face masks on statues (PHOTOS)
As the world adjusts to the new normal of physical distancing, it seems as though statues around the world are actively doing their part as well.
Images have surfaced across social media of statues donning protective face masks.
From Japan to Ireland to the United States, citizens around the world are participating in this global trend, symbolizing the importance of proper health measures and everyone doing their part to prevent community spread.
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Here are a few of our favorites:
New York City, New York – United States
Fearless girl statue wears a mask amid the coronavirus pandemic. #COVID19 #coronavirus#Covid_19 #koronavirus#pandemic #pandemia pic.twitter.com/m18l5OS1Ul
— Elizana Xhameta (@elizanaxhameta) March 19, 2020
In fight against #coronavirus, statue of #BruceLee in #mostar wear gloves and face mask. #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/FCh4IUx2TC
— Boris Rozić (@rozic_boris) April 7, 2020
Elgin – Scotland
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Leeds, England – United Kingdom
Billy Bremner statue at Elland Road complete with face mask today #staysafe #StaySafeStayHome @leedsnews @GrahamSmyth @JoeUrquhartYEP #lufc #coronavirus pic.twitter.com/NgXV0rRz36
— Steve Riding (@steveridingpics) March 28, 2020
Even the Boxing Cat Brewery statue in Shanghai has a mask.
Photo spotted in a China home-brewing group on WeChat…#coronavirus #shanghai #craftbeer pic.twitter.com/bI7QruRaOH
— J Boyce (@beijingboyce) February 26, 2020
Minneapolis, Minnesota – United States
Seen this downtown #Minneapolis today. Mary Tyler Moore Statue with a mask. #coronavirus pic.twitter.com/HXaz9vN4Qg
— Kevin Flynn CPTF©️ MCP©️ (@ThatLakotaGuy) March 18, 2020
Edinburgh – Scotland
Legendary #Edinburgh statue Grey friars’s bobby is given a face mask as a precautions against #Coronavirus as the number of confirmed cases in #Scotland escalates. pic.twitter.com/SJUi19Kqnw
— Hans Solo (@thandojo) March 26, 2020
Toronto, Ontario – Canada
Statue in Trinity Bellwoods Park, Toronto. #COVID19 #coronavirus #mask pic.twitter.com/vty4dOcao4
— Will Allen (@willallenphoto) March 20, 2020
Dublin – Ireland
FFS. Someone’s put a face mask on Molly Malone’s statue. 😂🙈😷#WhoDidThis #CoronaVirus #Dublin #Ireland pic.twitter.com/Hcz3IpjaR3
— Kitty & Colossus (@Kitty_Colossus) March 8, 2020