Ecuador Overwhelmed by Mounting Coronavirus Dead as Bodies Go Unclaimed

April 10, 2020 12:09 AM
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Ecuador is struggling to cope with mounting cases of coronavirus infections, now numbering more than 4,400, according to a Johns Hopkins University monitoring site.  Almost 250 people have died from the illness, with the port city of Guayaquil the hardest hit.  So many people have died there that the morgues are filled, and the bodies of other victims are going uncollected. For VOA, reporter Nestor Aguilera filed this account from Ecuador in this report narrated by Ben Cento.