TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A grim video shows rows of mass graves being dug in Brazil, which now has more coronavirus cases than any other country apart from the US, and suffered 1,001 deaths in one day.

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A total of 1,001 people lost their lives to the deadly bug Friday, and the South American country now has more infections than any other country in the world apart from the US.

The sobering video shows row upon row of open plots ready to bury COVID-19 victims at the Formosa Cemetery on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, the country’s worst-hit city.

Brazil overtook Russia as the world’s second-hardest hit country in the global pandemic after the number of coronavirus cases reached 330,890 on Friday.

The total number of deaths is now 21,048, according to the country’s Health Ministry.

However, the true figure is likely to be even higher.