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This is what Detroit looks like under the coronavirus quarantine

David Guralnick
The Detroit News

Coronavirus has definitely changed things in downtown Detroit.

This was the scene at 5 p.m. at the intersection of Jefferson and Woodward avenues Thursday, March 26, 2020. 

What is normally an intersection so congested from rush hour that traffic police make a daily appearance, is now as quiet as a Sunday afternoon.

Downtown Detroit, March 26, 2020.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer's executive order for all non-essential employees to stay at home during the COVID-19 outbreak has left much of Metro Detroit a ghost town.

Brush Park, in downtown Detroit, March 26, 2020.

Detroit News photographer David Guralnick, who recently became a licensed drone operator, was able to get these shots over downtown, which capture just how desolate things have become since the quarantine. 

Ford Field in downtown Detroit, March 26, 2020.

On the other hand, this is a good thing because it means people are clearly heeding the order to remain at home and indoors. 

Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit, March 26, 2020.

For more coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, check out detroitnews.com/coronavirus