Whilst Australia drives on the road to recovery, Brazil still fights its battles against the COVID-19 pandemic. Take a walk inside Our Lady of Aparecida Cemetery in Manaus, Brazil, with these six confronting images.
View of the Public Cemetery Nossa Senhora Aparecida, in the city of Manaus, this Tuesday, 9 June, 2020. The city of Manaus is the epicenter of COVID-19 in the State of Amazonas, northern Brazil. The country has the second highest number of confirmed cases caused by COVID-19 in the world. (AAP/AP/Lucas Silva)
Cleaning service agents (street sweepers) using personal protective equipment (PPE) perform maintenance on tombs at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida Public Cemetery, in the city of Manaus, this Tuesday, 9 June, 2020. (AAP/AP/Lucas Silva)
A cemetery worker stands in a common grave as a bulldozer dumps soil over coffins at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery, amid the new coronavirus pandemic in Manaus, Brazil, Wednesday, May 13, 2020. The new section of the cemetery was opened in April to cope with a surge in deaths. (AAP/AP/Felipe Dana)
Crosses mark the graves of those who have passed away since early April, filling a new section of the Nossa Senhora Aparecida public cemetery amid the new coronavirus pandemic in Manaus, Brazil, Sunday, May 16, 2020. The new area was opened last month to cope with a sudden surge in deaths in the city, though most of the deceased were not tested for COVID-19. (AAP/AP/Felipe Dana)
A family member follows the burial in a shallow grave in the Public Cemetery Nossa Senhora Aparecida, in the city of Manaus, this Tuesday, 9 June, 2020. (AAP/AP/Lucas Silva)
Our Lord Aparecida Cemetery on Tuesday, 9 June, 2020 in Manaus, Brazil. Even with a drop in the number of burials, the Manaus City Hall maintains burials in mass graves. In Amazonas there are already more than 49,000 confirmed cases and more than 2,200 deaths. (AAP/Sipa USA/Sandro Pereira)
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