Skip to comments.Guatemala burying dozens of unidentified people who died of COVID-19
Posted on 07/29/2020 1:58:11 PM PDT by BenLurkin
No hospitals appear to be taking advantage of a national identity database that contains the fingerprints of anyone with a national identity card. A registry spokeswoman said a search of the National Register of Persons would only be possible with an order from a judge, prosecutors or forensic medicine officials.
One death certificate viewed by )The Associated Press showed the person identified only as XX XX, XX XX, with the gender and an estimated age. For cause of death it listed acute respiratory distress syndrome and COVID-19.
For now the unidentified COVID-19 victims are buried in a designated area deep in the capitals Verbena Cemetery. Surrounded by trees and near a settlement of improvised housing, unadorned graves are simply marked with a number.
For relatives who may one day seek out their loved ones, there is little to go on.
Officials estimate an age, record the gender and the hospital where they arrived. Relatives would have to provide information to match those limited details, said Fuentes, the cemeteries chief. Even then confirmation would be complicated.
(Excerpt) Read more at ktla.com ...
LORD, have mercy. *sigh*
I’m sure many didn’t even make it to the hospital...but in terms of hospitals, I wonder which drug and treatment regimen the country’s doctors are administering?
Surely they must mean millions.
Read an article yesterday India is massively underreporting chines virus deaths. Only 31,000 so far. Scientist in the know are saying this.
India wants investor money and development from the West asap and won’t receive that if hundreds of thousands are dying.
Hell, no one believes the CV-19 death toll that China has reported, either.
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