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Corpses of Covid-19 victims litter streets of Ecuador

Forensic experts are picking bodies of COVID-19 victims off the streets for burial in the Ecuadorian capital.

The body of a 65 year-old was seen picked up on Tuesday and placed in a coffin for burial.

Experts say the country is yet to see its worst days despite recording nearly 1600 deaths and 31000 covid-19 cases.

Residents of indigenous communities have reportedly fled into the amazon rainforests for fear of being wiped out by the virus.

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The country is Latin America’s third most affected country after Brazil with 7,921 deaths and 114,715 confirmed cases, and Mexico with 2,271 fatalities and 26,025 cases.

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