Funeral parlours ramp up facilities as cases continue to rise

Funeral parlours are ramping up their facilities as Covid-19 cases surge in Gauteng. And with the peak looming, like many other businesses, they've been forced to look at alternative ways to provide their services. eNCA's Khayelihle Khumalo has more. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Funeral parlours are ramping up their facilities as COVID-19 cases surge in Gauteng.

With the peak looming, like many other businesses, they have been forced to look at alternative ways to provide their services.

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Another challenge for funeral parlours currently is the massive backlog at Home Affairs when it comes to the issuing of death certificates.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in South Africa has climbed to 373,628.

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eNCA