Funeral workers wear personal protective equipment before collecting a Covid-19 patient’s body. Photo: Marielle Descalsota
Funeral workers wear personal protective equipment before collecting a Covid-19 patient’s body. Photo: Marielle Descalsota

As Singapore sees more Covid-19 deaths than last year, what happens to the bodies of patients without families?

  • A rise in cases has put pressure on the city state’s funeral service industry to adjust to handling more Covid-19 deaths
  • Funeral workers and religious leaders stand in for family at wakes and cremations when there are no mourners

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Funeral workers wear personal protective equipment before collecting a Covid-19 patient’s body. Photo: Marielle Descalsota
Funeral workers wear personal protective equipment before collecting a Covid-19 patient’s body. Photo: Marielle Descalsota
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