Troops gather 150 bodies of virus victims in Ecuador port city


QUITO: Troops and police in Ecuador have collected at least 150 bodies from streets and homes in the port city of Guayaquil, the government said, warning that as many as 3,500 people could die of the coronavirus in the city and surrounding province in the coming months. A joint military and police task force had collected 150 bodies over the last three days, government spokesman Jorge Wated said late Wednesday.