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In Pictures: A look at COVID-19’s effects as deaths hit 1 million

In Pictures: A look at COVID-19’s effects as deaths hit 1 million

Graves are decorated with crosses in a section of the Valle de Chalco Municipal Cemetery, which opened early on in the coronavirus pandemic to accommodate the surge in deaths, on the outskirts of Mexico City. [Rebecca Blackwell/AP Photo]

Healthcare workers wearing personal protective equipment carry the body of a COVID-19 victim for cremation in Gauhati, India, on September 10, 2020. [Anupam Nath/AP Photo]

Healthcare workers wearing personal protective equipment carry the body of a COVID-19 victim for cremation in Gauhati, India, on September 10, 2020. [Anupam Nath/AP Photo]

Funeral home workers carry the coffin of a woman who died from COVID-19 into a hearse in Katlehong, near Johannesburg, South Africa, on July 21, 2020. [Themba Hadebe/AP Photo]

Funeral home workers carry the coffin of a woman who died from COVID-19 into a hearse in Katlehong, near Johannesburg, South Africa, on July 21, 2020. [Themba Hadebe/AP Photo]

Sabatino Di Girolamo, centre, mayor of Roseto degli Abruzzi, with his son Francesco, right, and his sister Marisa Di Felice, mourning the death of their mother and grandmother Annunziata, laid in state in the morgue of the Giuseppe Mazzini Hospital in Teramo, central Italy, on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. [Domenico Stinellis/AP Photo]

Sabatino Di Girolamo, centre, mayor of Roseto degli Abruzzi, with his son Francesco, right, and his sister Marisa Di Felice, mourning the death of their mother and grandmother Annunziata, laid in state in the morgue of the Giuseppe Mazzini Hospital in Teramo, central Italy, on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. [Domenico Stinellis/AP Photo]

Funeral director Tom Cheeseman collects a body from a nursing home, on Friday, April 3, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. 'We took a sworn oath to protect the dead, this is what we do,' he said. 'We're the last responders. Our job is just as important as the first responders.' [John Minchillo/AP Photo]

Funeral director Tom Cheeseman collects a body from a nursing home, on Friday, April 3, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. ‘We took a sworn oath to protect the dead, this is what we do,’ he said. ‘We’re the last responders. Our job is just as important as the first responders.’ [John Minchillo/AP Photo]

Piedrangel funeral home worker Anibal Rosado prepares to help deliver to relatives urns that contain the cremated ashes of people who are suspected to have died from the new coronavirus, in Lima, Peru, on Monday, May 4, 2020. [Rodrigo Abd/AP Photo]

Piedrangel funeral home worker Anibal Rosado prepares to help deliver to relatives urns that contain the cremated ashes of people who are suspected to have died from the new coronavirus, in Lima, Peru, on Monday, May 4, 2020. [Rodrigo Abd/AP Photo]

An elderly woman, a patient with coronavirus, breathes with an oxygen mask inside a hospital in Pochaiv, Ukraine, on May 1, 2020. [Evgeniy Maloletka/AP Photo]

An elderly woman, a patient with coronavirus, breathes with an oxygen mask inside a hospital in Pochaiv, Ukraine, on May 1, 2020. [Evgeniy Maloletka/AP Photo]

Women wearing protective clothing and 'chador', a head-to-toe garment, arrive at a cemetery to prepare the body of a victim who died from the new coronavirus for a funeral, in the city of Ghaemshahr, in north of Iran, on Thursday, April 30, 2020. [Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo]

Women wearing protective clothing and ‘chador’, a head-to-toe garment, arrive at a cemetery to prepare the body of a victim who died from the new coronavirus for a funeral, in the city of Ghaemshahr, in north of Iran, on Thursday, April 30, 2020. [Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo]

Francisco Espana, 60, looks at the Mediterranean Sea from a promenade next to the Hospital del Mar in Barcelona, Spain, on Friday, September 4, 2020. Francisco spent 52 days in the Intensive Care Unit due to coronavirus, but today he was allowed by his doctors to spend almost 10 minutes at the seaside as part of his recovery therapy. [Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo]

Francisco Espana, 60, looks at the Mediterranean Sea from a promenade next to the Hospital del Mar in Barcelona, Spain, on Friday, September 4, 2020. Francisco spent 52 days in the Intensive Care Unit due to coronavirus, but today he was allowed by his doctors to spend almost 10 minutes at the seaside as part of his recovery therapy. [Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo]

Romelia Navarro, 64, weeps while hugging her husband, Antonio, in his final moments in a COVID-19 unit at St Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, California, on Friday, July 31, 2020. [Jae C Hong/AP Photo]

Romelia Navarro, 64, weeps while hugging her husband, Antonio, in his final moments in a COVID-19 unit at St Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, California, on Friday, July 31, 2020. [Jae C Hong/AP Photo]

Tri Novia Septiani cries during an online memorial service marking the 40th day since the death of her fiance Dr Michael Robert Marampe who died of COVID-19, in Jakarta, Indonesia, on June 5, 2020. [Tatan Syuflana/AP Photo]

Tri Novia Septiani cries during an online memorial service marking the 40th day since the death of her fiance Dr Michael Robert Marampe who died of COVID-19, in Jakarta, Indonesia, on June 5, 2020. [Tatan Syuflana/AP Photo]

Agustina Canamero, 81, and Pascual Peerez, 84, hug and kiss through a plastic film screen to avoid contracting the new coronavirus at a nursing home in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, June 22, 2020. [Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo]

Agustina Canamero, 81, and Pascual Peerez, 84, hug and kiss through a plastic film screen to avoid contracting the new coronavirus at a nursing home in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, June 22, 2020. [Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo]

SOS Funeral workers transport by boat the coffin of an 86-year-old woman who lived by the Negro River and who is suspected to have died of COVID-19, near Manaus, Brazil, on Thursday, May 14, 2020. [Felipe Dana/AP Photo]

SOS Funeral workers transport by boat the coffin of an 86-year-old woman who lived by the Negro River and who is suspected to have died of COVID-19, near Manaus, Brazil, on Thursday, May 14, 2020. [Felipe Dana/AP Photo]

Josefa Ribas, 86, who is bedridden, looks at nurse Alba Rodriguez as Ribas' husband, Jose Marcos, 89, stands by in their home in Barcelona, Spain, on March 30, 2020. Ribas suffers from dementia, and Marcos fears for them both if the virus enters their home. 'If I get the virus, who will take care of my wife?' [Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo]

Josefa Ribas, 86, who is bedridden, looks at nurse Alba Rodriguez as Ribas’ husband, Jose Marcos, 89, stands by in their home in Barcelona, Spain, on March 30, 2020. Ribas suffers from dementia, and Marcos fears for them both if the virus enters their home. ‘If I get the virus, who will take care of my wife?’ [Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo]

Martina Papponetti, 25, a nurse at the Humanitas Gavazzeni Hospital in Bergamo, at the end of her shift on Friday, March 27, 2020. [Antonio Calanni/AP Photo]

Martina Papponetti, 25, a nurse at the Humanitas Gavazzeni Hospital in Bergamo, at the end of her shift on Friday, March 27, 2020. [Antonio Calanni/AP Photo]


Source: Aljazeera

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