A man carries the ashes of a deceased relative near a funeral home in Wuhan in April. There has been concern that deaths related to Covid-19 have been under-reported. Photo: EPA-EFE A man carries the ashes of a deceased relative near a funeral home in Wuhan in April. There has been concern that deaths related to Covid-19 have been under-reported. Photo: EPA-EFE
A man carries the ashes of a deceased relative near a funeral home in Wuhan in April. There has been concern that deaths related to Covid-19 have been under-reported. Photo: EPA-EFE

‘More painful than death’: a year on from coronavirus lockdown chaos in Wuhan

  • City of 11 million was sealed off for 76 days on January 23 as authorities tried to contain the spread of the new virus
  • Those who were there recall overwhelmed hospitals, empty streets and resilience, and say they fear it could happen again

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man carries the ashes of a deceased relative near a funeral home in Wuhan in April. There has been concern that deaths related to Covid-19 have been under-reported. Photo: EPA-EFE A man carries the ashes of a deceased relative near a funeral home in Wuhan in April. There has been concern that deaths related to Covid-19 have been under-reported. Photo: EPA-EFE
A man carries the ashes of a deceased relative near a funeral home in Wuhan in April. There has been concern that deaths related to Covid-19 have been under-reported. Photo: EPA-EFE
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