Journalists in Russia’s regions catalogue the ‘unseen victims’ of COVID-19

“We find those who are indirectly suffering due to the coronavirus. We trace the signals about the problem. We track the trends,” reads the landing page of Coronavictims.ru. Some die of heart attacks, as there were no ambulances available to take them to hospital. Others couldn’t get medicine for serious conditions or organ transplants in time. Then there are those who lose their job, income, and savings, some by falling prey to fraudsters who promise protective equipment or miracle cures in exchange for cash. These are Russia’s “unseen” COVID-19 victims…

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