Introducing the contest winners
Brais Lorenzo Couto, Efe Agency, Spain
Staff at the San Carlos de Celanova residence (Ourense) celebrate the birthday of Elena Pérez, 98, during the state of emergency in Spain.
Single Photo category winner
Ilya Pitalev, Rossiya Segodnya (Sputnik) Agency, Russian Federation
May 22, 2020 - Father Ioann, a priest, visits Anna Odinokova, aged 81, suffering from coronavirus in her home, Moscow, Russia.
Photo series category winner
In the epicenter of COVID-19
adam gray, SWNS, United States of America
In April-May 2020, New York City was the global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic with up to 1,000 people dying per day. To date, over 24,000 individuals have now lost their lives to COVID-19 in the Big Apple. These images chronicle the daily battle against the pandemic throughout NYC: from medical workers loading refrigerated morgue trailers with bodies, to inside coronavirus hospital wards and funeral homes.