Xinhua Photo Daily | Aug. 4, 2021

Source: Xinhua| 2021-08-04 16:42:50|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 3, 2021 shows merchants loading vegetables and other goods at a logistics center for agricultural and sideline products in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province. To curb the spread of COVID-19, shopping malls and wholesale markets in Jiangning District of Nanjing have been closed since Aug. 3, except some main enterprises providing daily necessities. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)

Xu Yong (R) fans for medical worker Zhao Xiaoqing (C) as Zhao takes a swab sample from a resident for COVID-19 nucleic acid testing in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Aug. 3, 2021. Wuhan City, capital of central China's Hubei Province, launched another citywide COVID-19 nucleic acid testing campaign on Tuesday, according to a press conference held by the provincial COVID-19 prevention and control headquarters. Wuhan, once hard-hit by COVID-19, identified new local clusters of cases on Monday when seven migrant workers at the Wuhan Economic & Technological Development Zone tested positive for the coronavirus. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 3, 2021 shows passenger train No. G9147 from Jinzhou to Dalian operating along the newly opened Chaoyang-Linghai high-speed railway in northeast China's Liaoning Province. The 107-kilometer Chaoyang-Linghai high-speed railway was officially put to operation Tuesday. It allows trains to run at a top speed of 350 kilometers per hour, and greatly shortens the travel time between the Chinese capital of Beijing and some major cities including Dalian and Jinzhou in northeast China. (Xinhua/Yang Qing)

Staff members work inside the Deqing tunnel of the Guiyang-Nanning high-speed railway in Hechi, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2021. The 6.61-km-long Deqing tunnel was drilled through on Tuesday. It is a key project in the construction of the Guiyang-Nanning high-speed railway, which is expected to be put into operation by the end of 2023. (Xinhua/Cao Yiming)

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 3, 2021 shows egrets flying over a lotus pond in Xinhe County, north China's Hebei Province. (Photo by Tian Xiaoli/Xinhua)

People put on face masks before entering the New York Public Library in New York City, the United States, Aug. 2, 2021. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday strongly recommended everyone to wear a mask in indoor settings, following a surge in citywide COVID-19 infections. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

People stand at a bus stop amid the COVID-19 outbreak in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Aug. 2, 2021. Brazil has registered 1,209 more COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising its national death toll to 558,432, the health ministry said on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the total caseload rose to 19,985,817 after 32,316 new cases were detected. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)

Tourists overlook the city of Venice from the St. Mark's Campanile in Venice, Italy, Aug. 3, 2021. Italy on Tuesday reported 4,845 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 4,363,374, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/Xinhua)

A sunflower with sunglasses is seen at Davis Family Farm during the Sunflower Festival in Caledon, Ontario, Canada, Aug. 2, 2021. With 45 acres of sunflowers, the festival was held here from July 24 to Aug. 8 this year. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)■

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