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Covid victims cremated as Nepal sees surge in cases

AFP, 06 May 2021
Images from a Hindu cremation ground in Kathmandu as Nepal witnesses an upsurge in Covid-19 cases and deaths. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has called for "urgent" international action to prevent "a worsening human catastrophe" across South Asia. It highlighted the case of Nepal where it said "many hospitals are full and overflowing" with Covid-19 patients and that the daily caseload is 57 times higher than one month ago.

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