These photos show how the coronavirus has changed how Peruvians commemorate the dead
the washington post
Oct 5, 2020
Over the past few months, many of us have been touched by the novel coronavirus. We’ve had family and friends who have contracted it — some coming out on the other side relatively unscathed, others not. In many ways, it is inevitable with the growing number of cases worldwide. As of this writing, Johns Hopkins University reports more than 30 million confirmed cases of coronavirus infections globally and more than 1 million deaths globally linked to COVID-19, the illness the virus causes. With numbers like that, it’s not surprising that the pandemic has become a raw reality for many of us.