Funeral parlours under pressure from mounting Covid-19 deaths

Low Choon Chyuan

Modified 20 May 2021, 10:54 pm

As the number of Covid-19 fatalities continues to rise, funeral service providers are facing a shortage of human resources and worry that their crematoriums will not be able to cope if the trend continues.

Nirvana Care general manager (Sales and Service) Teh Khai Lin said he was shocked to see Covid-19 deaths rising rapidly since mid-April.

From March to December 2020, Nirvana handled 12 funerals for Covid-19 related deaths. From January this year till last month, however...

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