Workers bury a person who died of Covid-19 in the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery in Manaus, Brazil. Photo: EPA Workers bury a person who died of Covid-19 in the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery in Manaus, Brazil. Photo: EPA
Workers bury a person who died of Covid-19 in the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery in Manaus, Brazil. Photo: EPA

Race to dig graves in Brazil’s ‘Gateway to Amazon’ as Covid-19 death rate soars

  • Hospitals run out of beds and life-giving oxygen in Manaus, a city of 2.2 million
  • Brazil’s Covid-19 response ranked the worst in world, according to new research

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Workers bury a person who died of Covid-19 in the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery in Manaus, Brazil. Photo: EPA Workers bury a person who died of Covid-19 in the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery in Manaus, Brazil. Photo: EPA
Workers bury a person who died of Covid-19 in the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery in Manaus, Brazil. Photo: EPA
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