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Mass grave for hundreds of Brazil coronavirus victims seen in chilling aerial image as ‘worst is but to return’

Mass grave for thousands of Brazil coronavirus victims seen in chilling aerial picture as ‘worst is yet to come’


GRAVEDIGGERS in Brazil are working 12-hour shifts in a race to maintain up with the dying toll from the coronavirus pandemic.

The revelations come as chilling aerial photos emerged of mass burial websites being ready on the greatest cemetery in Latin America.

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Thousands of graves have been dug at Vila Formosa cemetery near Sao Paulo
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1000’s of graves have been dug on the Vila Formosa cemetery close to Sao Paulo[/caption]

The photographs present line upon line of empty graves ready to be stuffed on the Vila Formosa Cemetery on the outskirts of Sao Paulo.

They emerged simply 48 hours after Brazil registered a document 1,179 coronavirus deaths in simply 24 hours.

The hard-hit nation’s earlier highest every day toll was 881 which was recorded on Could 12.

Earlier this week it was revealed it had overtaken Spain and Italy to grow to be the fourth worst hit nation on the planet.

And fearful well being official have been fast to warn issues are solely going to get loads worse.

Brazil has to date recorded 319,069 instances of coronavirus and 20,541 deaths.

Gravediggers are working 12-hour shifts in a race to keep up with the death toll
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Gravediggers are working 12-hour shifts in a race to maintain up with the dying toll[/caption]

Brazil has recorded 319,069 cases of coronavirus and 20,541 deaths
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Brazil has to date recorded 319,069 instances of coronavirus and 20,541 deaths[/caption]

Nevertheless consultants concern the true figures could possibly be a lot larger as a result of widespread lack of testing.

And Domingo Alves from the College of São Paulo Medical College estimates the true variety of infections is 15 occasions the official determine.

Regardless of the worrying claims, President Jair Bolsonaro has scoffed on the seriousness of the virus calling it “gentle flu.”

And he has actively campaigned towards state governors makes an attempt to impose limits on residents actions and commerce.

Bolsonaro even fired his first well being minister for siding towards him in backing governors stay-at-home suggestions.

He has additionally begun advocating the usage of hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug touted by President Trump as a potential therapy for coronavirus.

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro faces mounting pressure over his handling of the coronavirus outbreak
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Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro faces mounting strain over his dealing with of the coronavirus outbreak[/caption]

Brazil's hospital have been deluged with coronavius patients
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Brazil’s hospital have been deluged with coronavius sufferers[/caption]

On Thursday, opposition lawmakers and different detractors protested in entrance of Congress within the capital, Brasilia.

They known as for Bolsonaro’s impeachment accusing him of legal mishandling the virus response.

Two of them displayed a Brazilian flag, defaced with tons of of tiny black crosses to symbolize the useless.

They’re the deaths that are maintaining the grave-digging crew at Vila Formosa busy.


“We’ve been working 12-hour days, burying them one after the opposite. It doesn’t cease,” mentioned one.

Nevertheless, as different hard-hit nations start easing lockdowns Brazil continues to be bracing for issues to worsen.

Virus consultants have warned the South American nation the outbreak is not going to attain its peak there till June.