As the Coronavirus continues to be the number one trending topic around the world, many industries are taking no chances when it comes to social gatherings.

With countless events and gatherings of large amounts of people on the decline and being postposed, television studios are now also having to get rid of audience numbers. A video has surfaced on Twitter of Whoopi Goldberg on 'The View' welcoming an empty studio audience to the TV show, and it is quite an awkward feeling. It's also a little bit hilarious.

Imagine a chilling, post-apocalyptic version of Oprah Winfrey's "You get a car" and you're on the right track.

Here's the clip of Whoopi Goldberg on 'The View' welcoming the "audience" in the studio. In fact, the studio audience is just made up of uncomfortable-looking blue plastic chairs.

People on Twitter are having a field day after watching the video, and here are a selection of their responses.

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Earlier this morning it was confirmed that Tom Hanks and his wife had contracted COVID-19 while in Australia.