Manaus City Hall Digs Mass Graves in Cemetery to Bury Coronavirus Victims

Nossa Senhora Aparecida Cemetery had an increase of approximately 50 percent in demand. Refrigerated containers were installed on site for caskets awaiting burial.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After announcing the deployment of refrigerated containers, the city of Manaus, capital of Amazonas, reported on Tuesday, April 21st, that it is digging mass graves to bury victims of the novel coronavirus in the Nossa Senhora Aparecida public cemetery in the Tarumã neighborhood, West Zone of the city.

According to this Tuesday's report, Manaus has already recorded 163 deaths by Covid-19. In the state, the number of confirmed cases reached 2,270, with 193 deaths in total.

The rapid increase of deaths by Covid-19 in the state has led to dozens of graves . . .

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