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Tue Jul 7, 2020, 06:59 AM

Bodies of coronavirus victims are being dumped on the streets of Bolivia

Sian Elvin
Tuesday 7 Jul 2020 11:46 am

Bolivia is becoming overwhelmed with deaths from coronavirus as bodies are starting to pile up on its rubbish-strewn streets.

Funeral services in the city of Cochabamba, in the centre of the country, are overwhelmed as many bodies still need cremation or burial.

Cochabamba is one of the hardest cities hit in Bolivia, which is quickly becoming one of the new epicentres for the disease.

Authorities reported they collect between 14 and 23 corpses daily from homes or public spaces that are suspected of contracting Covid-19, but the causes of death are not immediately known.

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The scenes of coffins or bodies lined with black plastic placed outside the houses in recent days seemed similar to those that occurred in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil, which was hit hard at the start of the pandemic.

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