Social distancing imposed by most countries means burials are only attended by one or two family members. As patients with Covid-19 are treated in total isolation at hospitals, many of them die without a chance to say goodbye to family and friends.
The high amount of coronavirus casualties in Italy has compounded the already short supply of Muslim burial spots.
Guidelines in Italy require hospitals to limit the number of people admitted for treatment.
Inter Milan chief Giuseppe Marotta says, "Balance of the championship has been altered" because some matches have been postponed and others not due to virus that's killed 34 and infected 1,700 in Italy.
After playing out to a goalless draw against Colombia, Egypt's coach says the Liverpool star's absence has affected the team negatively as the North Africans are without a win in their past five games.
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