Photos: New Orleans’ French Quarter Deserted With COVID-19 Social Distancing Measures in Place

Canal Street was empty Thursday morning (3/19/2020) as the city’s bars and restaurants remain shut down to encourage social distancing during the COVID-19 epidemic. (Photo by Jenn Bentley)


Bourbon Street was mostly deserted with all of the city’s bars closed due to the COVID-19 epidemic. (Photo by Jenn Bentley)


An empty Woldenberg Park was devoid of even runners. A Carnival cruise ship sits idle in the dock. (photo by Jenn Bentley)


(The Heart Cafe remained open for t0-go orders in the French Market. Customers place their order using the electronic kiosk. Photo by Jenn Bentley)



Only a few artists braved Jackson Square park with most of the city shut down due to the COVID-19 epidemic. (Photo by Jenn Bentley)

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