Amazonas State Faces Health System Collapse Due to Covid-19

According to the Manaus mayor, burials are growing exponentially and the capital city is also going into mortuary chaos.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The state of Amazonas in the Northern region of Brazil is expected to be the first state in Brazil to face a health system collapse because of the new coronavirus. The epicenter of the crisis will be in the capital Manaus; state officials say that the collapse could occur as early as next Tuesday (April 14th). According to the mayor of Amazonas’ capital Manaus, however, the collapse has already occurred.

"It (hospital network) has already collapsed, it is no longer able to fulfill the demand of treatment, against the coronavirus. Elective surgeries in all hospitals, those . . .

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