Dead bodies are now being abandoned on street’s sidewalks in Ecuador city due to shortage of manpower to combat infections, deaths and other coronavirus related catastrophe.
According to CNN, the streets of Ecuador’s western city of Guayaquil are deserted, with few residents in sight and a few dead, as bodies are being left in the streets.
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The coronavirus crisis is over-stretching the public services in the country’s most populous city to a point of disaster.
There are no beds in the hospitals to accept sick patients. Morgues, cemeteries and funeral homes are overworked and overloaded.
With no place left to put them, some residents say they have no choice but placing them outside.
Though it is uncertain how many of the deceased are dying because of Covid-19. Many people say their loved ones had symptoms of the virus, while others only know the ill were unable to be treated at Guayaquil’s overwhelmed hospitals.
Evidently, those infected with the virus may have added to the challenges the hospitals need to cope with – plenty dead people, coronavirus virus adding to fatalities.