Coronavirus Pandemic: Ecuador Reports Over 1,900 Deaths in Guayaquil

In Ecuador, the metropolis of Guayaquil has become the coronavirus hotspot. The port city is suffering from the impact of the pandemic like no other city in Latin America.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Over 1,900 deaths were reported in two weeks by a special Ecuador government task force. The figures represent the removal of bodies from hospitals and homes and the issuing of death certificates. Hospitals and cemeteries are already overcrowded, although the worst is believed to be yet to come.

"There is no place for either the living or the dead," says the Mayor of Guayaquil, Cynthia Viteri. According to Viteri, 71 . . .

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