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13,000 dead Spaniards, "over there"

Jun 19, 2020, 9:09 pm
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Patrons only: How many thousands of dead citizens does it take for a government to stop counting them, or caring how many there really are?

43.945 dead, to take the INE figure. 43,945 lives cut short. 43,945 bereaving families. Perhaps fewer, if so many thousands died alone. 43,945 Spanish citizens have left us. 43,945 dreams, gone forever. The government updated its official death figure today, moving it all the way from 27,136 to…28,313. "It's true that in some cases, we still have those 13,000 dead over there", the national coronavirus spokesman, Fernando Simón, admitted during the press conferenece, "but we cannot place them now with the data we have". There. Thirteen thousa...

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