Italian church-turned-morgue ‘finally empty’ of coffins

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A church in Bergamo that served as an overspill morgue at the height of Italy’s coronavirus epidemic “is finally empty” of coffins, the mayor said Saturday.

Where dozens of coffins once stood, nothing but flowers are left to be seen in a photograph tweeted by mayor Giorgio Gori that symbolises the easing of a crisis that has killed almost 23,000 people in Italy.

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