Rio Builds Thousands of Burial Vaults in Two Cemeteries

By Tuesday afternoon, April 28th,Rio had recorded 738 deaths by covid-19.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the coronavirus pandemic, the Irajá and Inhaúma cemeteries in the northern part of Rio are building thousands of vaults to house the dead. The newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo reported that a drone flew over the Inhaúma region on Tuesday afternoon, April 28th, and found that at least 30 concete blocks, of varying sizes, are being erected. Each one can hold hundreds of bodies.

In Irajá, the TV Globo helicopter also captured constructions. There are 24 blocks now erected and, as in the case of the other cemetery, each one can house . . .

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