US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The bodies of people who died as a result of the coronavirus epidemic in Madrid are delivered to the Ice Palace, which they turned into a temporary morgue, a RIA correspondent reports.
The bodies are delivered by the military from the emergency department. There are no data on exactly how many coronavirus victims are at the rink of the Ice Palace. Authorities said they would not be provided with reporters.
The decision to use the Ice Palace was made after the funeral homes ceased to cope with a large number of epidemic victims, in addition, employees do not have protective suits.
As of March 25, only 14.5 thousand cases of coronavirus infection were officially recorded in Madrid , of which 1 825 people died.
Spain ranks second in Europe in terms of the number of victims and cases of COVID-19 after Italy. As of March 25, almost 48 thousand cases of the disease were officially registered, of which 3434 people died. The number of coronavirus victims in Spain is already greater than in China .
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