Senegal: Muslim volunteers bury unidentified COVID-19 victims

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  • Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Senegal: Muslim volunteers bury unidentified COVID-19 victims” – below is their description.

    Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in Senegal, health officials say there has been an increase in the number of unclaimed bodies in hospitals.

    Volunteers from a small charity are giving Muslim burials to the unidentified dead during the holy month of Ramadan.

    Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from Thies, Senegal.

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