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This is how couples are saying 'I do' amid pandemic

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Last updated on: May 01, 2020 08:50 IST
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Love is in the air this spring, even with the coronavirus pandemic.

Countless weddings have been postponed, but people are still getting married; although with adjustments to accommodate social distancing and other restrictions.

Here are some ways couples are exchanging their wedding vows.

Bride, Osnat Baron, and groom, Yaniv Jenger, kiss during their wedding ceremony with a limited number of guests, taking place in a private house garden in Jerusalem, following the coronavirus disease restrictions around the country. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters
 

Stefania and Carlo wear protective face masks as they kiss after their civil wedding ceremony with only witnesses and no guests, as public meetings are prohibited as part of Italy's blocking measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Castiglione della Pescaia, Italy. Photograph: Jennifer Lorenzini/Reuters

Rodger Andrei Onate and Noelle Danielle Francisco take their wedding vows over a two-way radio as marriage services resumed for couples whose nuptials were postponed by the pandemic in Orange County during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease in Anaheim, California, US. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

An Indonesian couple Novi Herdjanto and Mellawati Isnoer wear protective masks before their wedding at a local religion department office in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photograph: Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/Reuters

Mexican couple Gabriela Delgado and Eduardo Dominguez wear protective face masks during a photoshoot after their wedding was postponed due the spread of the coronavirus disease in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Photograph: Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters

Newlyweds Diego Fernandes, 46 and Deni Salgado, 30, wear protective face masks at a wedding ceremony with only witnesses and no guests in Naples, Italy. Photograph: Ciro De Luca/Reuters

Bride Noha Hamid and groom Mustafa Amin wear protective masks amid concerns over COVID-19, during their wedding ceremony in Qalyub, north of Cairo, Egypt. Photograph: Rania Gomaa/Reuters

A couple poses while getting their marriage certificate in Wuhan. Hubei Province, China. People in Wuhan have restarted wedding preparations as the coronavirus outbreak wanes. Photograph: Getty Images

Attendees watch a Jehovah's witness wedding, between groom Daniel and bride Paloma, from video conferencing at Anthem Park in Anthem, Arizona. Arizona Governor Doug Ducey issued a statewide stay-at-home order beginning on April 1 to combat the spread of the coronavirus virus. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

A couple attends their wedding ceremony in Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong government imposed new social distancing measures that limits public gatherings to four people, with some exemptions. Photograph: Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

A couple wearing masks perform rituals during their wedding ceremony amid lockdown in an effort to combat the COVID-19, in Bhopal. Photograph: PTI Photoo

Israeli couple Roni Ben-Ari and Yonatan Meushar, dance as they get married at Ein Hemed Forest Wedding Venue who are offering free, small scale weddings for young couples whose weddings cannot take place as planned due to restrictions imposed by the government to fight the coronavirus, in Ein Hemed. Photograph: ANI Photo/Reuters

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