A gravedigger stands at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery where Covid-19 victims are buried daily, in Manaus, Brazil in June. Photo: AFP A gravedigger stands at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery where Covid-19 victims are buried daily, in Manaus, Brazil in June. Photo: AFP
A gravedigger stands at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery where Covid-19 victims are buried daily, in Manaus, Brazil in June. Photo: AFP

Brazil hits 5 million coronavirus cases in deadliest outbreak outside the US

  • Death toll approaches 150,000, with experts warning of second wave as country returns too quickly to everyday life
  • As winter ends and tropical temperatures rise, Brazilians are gathering on crowded beaches and in bars and restaurants without taking precautions

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A gravedigger stands at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery where Covid-19 victims are buried daily, in Manaus, Brazil in June. Photo: AFP A gravedigger stands at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery where Covid-19 victims are buried daily, in Manaus, Brazil in June. Photo: AFP
A gravedigger stands at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery where Covid-19 victims are buried daily, in Manaus, Brazil in June. Photo: AFP
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