A man wearing a full protective outfit carries a box containing the ashes of a deceased relative next to a funeral house in Wuhan, on April 1. Photo: EPA-EFE A man wearing a full protective outfit carries a box containing the ashes of a deceased relative next to a funeral house in Wuhan, on April 1. Photo: EPA-EFE
A man wearing a full protective outfit carries a box containing the ashes of a deceased relative next to a funeral house in Wuhan, on April 1. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hurried cremation and curbed mourning rituals in Wuhan distress families of Covid-19 victims

  • Cemeteries remain closed in the city until April 30, leaving grieving families frustrated
  • Ching Ming Festival on Saturday is a reminder of anguish over unfinished business

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man wearing a full protective outfit carries a box containing the ashes of a deceased relative next to a funeral house in Wuhan, on April 1. Photo: EPA-EFE A man wearing a full protective outfit carries a box containing the ashes of a deceased relative next to a funeral house in Wuhan, on April 1. Photo: EPA-EFE
A man wearing a full protective outfit carries a box containing the ashes of a deceased relative next to a funeral house in Wuhan, on April 1. Photo: EPA-EFE
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