A patient lies on a stretcher in the hallway at Providence St Mary Medical Centre in Apple Valley, California. Photo: AFP A patient lies on a stretcher in the hallway at Providence St Mary Medical Centre in Apple Valley, California. Photo: AFP
A patient lies on a stretcher in the hallway at Providence St Mary Medical Centre in Apple Valley, California. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: California hospitals at ‘brink of catastrophe’ as bodies pile up

  • Morgues fill up, patient care falters as Covid-19 devastates hospitals
  • The US death toll has passed 345,000, the highest in the world

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A patient lies on a stretcher in the hallway at Providence St Mary Medical Centre in Apple Valley, California. Photo: AFP A patient lies on a stretcher in the hallway at Providence St Mary Medical Centre in Apple Valley, California. Photo: AFP
A patient lies on a stretcher in the hallway at Providence St Mary Medical Centre in Apple Valley, California. Photo: AFP
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