Photos: COVID-19 transforms life in San Diego

This is the third week of us bringing you scenes of San Diego County as we cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. The photos show everything from how a liquor store owner is trying to protect himself from the coronavirus to life in a retirement community.

Simon Mako, owner of Summer's Liquor in University Heights, works behind the register of his store with a face mask on, March 31, 2020. He built a plexiglass shield around his cash register to protect himself and his workers during the coronavirus outbreak. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

Bar Pink in North Park is gated shut during the COVID-19 outbreak, March 28, 2020. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

Walter Egger reads a newspaper in the common area at St. Paul's Manor in San Diego's Bankers Hill neighborhood, March 24, 2020. Data show seniors are at higher risk of developing complications related to COVID-19. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

Fe Deguzman brings groceries in for residents at St. Paul's Manor in San Diego's Bankers Hill neighborhood, March 24, 2020. Staff members are making grocery trips for residents to limit their exposure to others. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

Shelia Soules reads in the common area at St. Paul's Manor, a retirement community in Bankers Hill, March 24, 2020. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

Anthony Hernandez, the operations and receiving manager at Operation HOPE in Vista, works in his office on March 21, 2020.(Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

Emmanuel Zacarías, 4, plays through a window with other children at the Operation HOPE homeless shelter in Vista on March 21, 2020.(Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

Lindsay Hartmann, right, is shown at her Linda Vista home, along with her mother, Cidney Wilson, March 29, 2020. Hartmann tested positive for COVID-19 in March. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

A group of skateboarders are the only people in sight on San Diego State University's campus, March 27, 2020. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

From left, Caleb Vasilou, Charles Sotelo and Max Marks are told by a Coronado police officer that they must remain standing and distanced while at the beach, March 29, 2020.The city is now closing its beaches on the weekends. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

A sign on the door of The Lancers, a University Heights bar, tells customers that the business is closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, March 31, 2020. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

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About Zoë Meyers:

Zoë Meyers
Zoë Meyers is a photo and video journalist at inewsource. To contact her with tips, suggestions or corrections, please email zoemeyers [at] inewsource [dot] org.