As the second COVID-19 wave grows and strengthens across the globe, more countries are imposing lockdown measures, insisting on closing all types of entertainment venues in an effort to preserve social distancing.
With two days left before Halloween, streets in cities across the US and Europe have been decorated with pumpkins, skeletons, ghosts and zombies.
The US presidential election, in which current President Donald Trump is facing Democrat nominee Joe Biden, is set for 3 November. Early voting has already started in some states.
With the continuing coronavirus pandemic, traditional Halloween celebrations at the White House underwent some changes this time, with guests obliged to wear face coverings and observe social distancing.