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SENIORS IN SOLITUDE (Story)
Credits: santi palacios
Updated: 01/13/21
Location: barcelona, spain
Barcelona, Spain I 2020

Seniors in Solitude is a photographic tour through nursing homes in Catalonia during the state of alarm declared due to the pandemic. Nursing homes became one of the tragic focal points in the health crisis caused by the coronavirus in Spain, one of the countries hardest hit by the pandemic, figures top more than 50,000 deaths in 2020, according to official data. Two thirds of these deaths correspond to the elderly: more than 29,000 died of coronavirus, or with symptoms compatible with those of the illness, in nursing homes in Spain in 2020, mostly isolated and unable to say goodbye to their relatives.

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