The Boston Globe newspaper’s obituary section spanned a devastating 15 pages in its Sunday edition, as Massachusetts reels from the coronavirus crisis with more than 36,000 cases.
While not all the deaths that filled Sunday’s Boston Globe issue were virus-related, there has been a stunning spikes in deaths in the state as a result of the pandemic.
The Boston Globe newspaper printed 15 pages of obituaries in its Sunday edition as Massachusetts reels from over 36,000 cases of COVID-19.
A view of the Boston Globe’s obituary pages printed in Sunday’s issue pictured above.
‘A month ago a video from Bergamo Italy showed page after page of obituaries … Boston Globe Obituaries April 19, 2020 15 Pages.
Last week, Globe reader journalist Julio Ricardo Varela shared a video solemnly flipping through the extensive death notice pages.
Last Sunday’s paper’s obituary section spanned 11 pages meaning the number of deaths in the Boston area is only mounting. »