Deaths from the coronavirus in Brazil have hit some cities so hard starting last month


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Relatives attend a mass burial at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery, in Manaus, Amazonas state. The cemetery is carrying out burials in common graves due to the large number of deaths from COVID-19.Image Credit: AP

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From the Amazon city of Manaus to the seemingly endless urban sprawl of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, freshly dug graves have been filling up quickly for weeks with the bodies of Brazilians killed by COVID-19. | Above: Funeral workers in protective gear prepare a grave at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery, for a woman who is suspected to have died of COVID-19, in Manaus, Amazonas state.Image Credit: AP

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Deaths from the coronavirus hit some cities so hard starting last month that officials were unprepared for the crush of bodies even though regional governments imposed measures aimed at halting the spread of the virus. | Above: Water utility workers disinfect a flight of outdoor steps, in the Vidigal favela which overlooks the oceanfront Leblon and Ipanema neighborhoods, in Rio de Janeiro.Image Credit: AP

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The iconic Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up as if wearing a protective mask and with a hashtag that reads in Portuguese: “Mask saves,” in Rio de Janeiro.Image Credit: AP

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The body of Luiz Carlos Da Rocha, 36, lies on a street where he dropped dead at the Alemao Complex slum of Rio de Janeiro. After more than 12 hours on the street the body of Da Rocha, who the family said suffered from epilepsy, had not been picked up by authorities. Military police said that due the new coronavirus pandemic, they only can remove corpses in cases of violent death.Image Credit: AP

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Relatives gather around the body of Raimundo Costa do Nascimento, 86, who died in his home of pneumonia, amid the new coronavirus pandemic at the Sao Jorge neighborhood in Manaus. According to the family, they had to wait 10 hours for his body to be retrieved.Image Credit: AP

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A volunteer carries a package with soap and detergent to be distributed to residents in an effort to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, in the Rocinha favela of Rio de Janeiro.Image Credit: AP

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Family members watch as cemetery workers place into a niche a coffin with the remains of Carmen Valeria, 76, who is suspected to have died from the new coronavirus, in Rio de Janeiro.Image Credit: AP

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An elderly woman pulls a grocery caddy filled with food donated by a non-governmental agency, in the Mandela favela of Rio de Janeiro.Image Credit: AP

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Medical personnel interview commuters, checking to see if they have symptoms of the novel cornavirus, in Guarulhos, on the outskirts of Sao Paulo.Image Credit: AP

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Inmates at the Puraquequara prison stand on a water tower as they protest against bad conditions and restrictions on family visits put in place, in Manaus.Image Credit: AP

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Manicurist and mother of seven children Leticia Machado, who is jobless due to the novel coranvirus pandemic, sits listlessly on a bench in her home at the Turano favela, in Rio de Janeiro.Image Credit: AP

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Taina dos Santos, third from left, attends the burial of her mother Ana Maria, a 56-year-old nursing assistant who died from the new coronavirus, in Rio de Janeiro.Image Credit: AP

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A woman wearing a mask as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus, prays illuminated by a street lamp outside the closed Saint George Church, marking the feast day for Saint George who is associated with bravery and resistance, in Rio de Janeiro.Image Credit: AP

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Cemetery workers wearing protective clothing stand by as family members attend a burial service at the Vila Formosa cemetery, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, in Sao Paulo.Image Credit: AP

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A city worker disinfects an area of the Rocinha favela, in Rio de Janeiro.Image Credit: AP

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Haircutters, wearing protective face masks as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus, attend to clients in a barbershop in the Mandela favela of Rio de Janeiro.Image Credit: AP

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A man walks past a wall emblazoned with a mural depicting Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro putting on a protective face mask with the Portuguese word for “coward” written on it, in Rio de Janeiro.Image Credit: AP

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Firefighter Elielson Silva plays his trumpet from the top of a ladder for residents cooped up at home, in Rio de Janeiro.Image Credit: AP

France takes careful steps out of lockdown

The country suffered one of the highest COVID-19 death rates in Europe


Published:  May 11, 2020 16:30Nilanjana Javed, Digital Content Editor


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A woman wears a face mak as she walks down the Promenade des anglais avenue in Nice, French Riviera, on the first day of the lift of lockdown measures set up on March 17 in France to curb the spread of the COVID-19. People in France were able from today to walk outside without filling in a permit for the first time in nearly eight weeks, teachers will start to return to primary schools, and some shops, including hair salons, will reopen.Image Credit: AFP

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Clients wearing mask walk in a Guerlain boutique on the Champs-Elyees avenue in Paris on the first day of France’s easing of lockdown measures.Image Credit: AFP

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Teachers wearing face masks and respecting social distancing measures attend a meeting to organize the reopening of the public school in the Groix island, on the first day of France’s easing of lockdown measures in place for 55 days to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.Image Credit: AFP

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Employees install signs on the floor to help children to respect social distancing at a primary school on the eve of its reopening in Nice.Image Credit: REUTERS

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Pedestrians walk on Trocadero Plaza in front of The Eiffel Tower in Paris, on the first day of a partial lifting of a near two month lockdown.Image Credit: AFP

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Golfers wear facemasks as they stand on a driving range during a practice session at The “Bluegreen” Golf Course in Saint Aubin, south-west of Paris.Image Credit: AFP

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A customer has her hair shampooed in a salon in Bruay-La-Buissière northern France, on the first day of France’s easing of lockdown measures.Image Credit: AFP

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Jockeys are seen wearing protective face masks at the start of Prix Des Nenuphars race as horse racing resumes behind closed doors at Longchamp in Paris.Image Credit: REUTERS

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People stand on signs to respect social distancing on a platform for the tramway in Nice as France begun a gradual end to a nationwide lockdown.Image Credit: REUTERS

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Passengers wearing protective masks stand inside a tram in central Strasbourg, eastern France.Image Credit: AFP

COVID-19: Schools set to re-open this week in South Korea

Students have shifted to online classes since early April to avoid spread of coronavirus


Published:  May 11, 2020 15:47Compiled by Christian Borbon, Digital Content Editor


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Health officials wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus in a classroom at a high school in Seoul. South Korea announced its highest number of new coronavirus cases for more than a month on May 11, driven by an infection cluster in a Seoul nightlife district just as the country loosens restrictions.Image Credit: AP

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Health officials wearing protective gear spray disinfectant in a cafeteria at a high school in Seoul.Image Credit: AFP

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Health officials wearing protective gear spray disinfectant in a classroom at a high school in Seoul.Image Credit: AFP

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A health official wearing protective gear prepares to spray disinfectant in a classroom at a high school in Seoul.Image Credit: AFP

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Health officials wearing protective gear prepare to spray disinfectant in a classroom at a high school in Seoul.Image Credit: AFP

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Health officials wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus in a classroom at a high school in Seoul.Image Credit: AP

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A health official wearing protective gear sprays disinfectant in a cafeteria at a high school in Seoul.Image Credit: AFP

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A health official wearing protective gears sprays disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus ahead of school reopening in a cafeteria at a high school in Seoul.Image Credit: AP

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A health official wearing protective gears walks near banners showing precautions against the new coronavirus ahead of school reopening in a cafeteria at a high school in Seoul.Image Credit: AP

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Health officials wearing protective gears check their goggles after they spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus ahead of school reopening in a class at a high school in Seoul.Image Credit: AP

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Health officials wearing protective gears prepare to spray disinfectant.Image Credit: AP

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Health officials wearing protective gear spray disinfectant in a cafeteria at a high school in Seoul.Image Credit: AFP

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Health officials wearing protective gear prepare to spray disinfectant in a cafeteria at a high school in Seoul.Image Credit: AFP

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A health official wearing protective gear walks past a school official as he moves to a cafeteria to spray disinfectant at a high school in Seoul.Image Credit: AFP

Photos: Brazil virus despair stretches from Rio to Amazon

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