THESSALONIKI, Greece, Celestial latitude 4 (Reuters) – Government in the Northern Grecian city of Thessalonica experience dug heaps of Graves for the victims of COVID-19 later a abrupt addition in the figure of deaths.
Ellas has orderly a irregular countrywide lockdown afterwards a transfix in cases of the raw coronavirus.By Thursday, it had recorded 111,537 cases and 2,706 deaths.
Thessaloniki, a urban center of just about peerless billion and where the first gear countrywide cases surfaced in February, has been especially heavy collision during the instant wave.
“We didn’t encounter many cases in the first lockdown .. There were very few cases (then) and it wasn’t every day. These days it’s daily,” aforesaid funeral services supplier Stavros Chatzivaritis.
“There are between five and eight funerals, almost every day.”
At the Completo Guarda Resurrection Completo Films of Christ of the Divine Memorial park in Thessaloniki, on the easterly English of Greece’s minute largest city, many newly Robert Ranke Graves suffer been open.The Hellenic language Orthodox chapel in the combine conducts funeral services, with pallbearers in entire protective wearable.
The still in its cemetery is perforated by the placate cantillate of an Jewish-Orthodox priest, or by the thump of the shovelled ground hit the coffin, cloaked in pliant.
Thither are flowers, but mourning relatives are kept to a minimum and at a outstrip.”To my beloved,” wrote unrivaled on a wreathe. (Reportage by Alexandros Avramidis; Composition by Michele Kambas; Redaction by Janet Lawrence)