Covid-19 death storm is here: Doctors have to choose, funeral parlours at full capacity, and experts say this could have been prevented

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Funeral parlour staff prepare a grave for a victim of Covid-19 at Waterval Cemetery, Johannesburg, earlier this week. Picture: Felix Dlangamandla
Funeral parlour staff prepare a grave for a victim of Covid-19 at Waterval Cemetery, Johannesburg, earlier this week. Picture: Felix Dlangamandla

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The long-feared Covid-19 coronavirus storm has arrived.

Funeral parlours are battling to cope with demand as Covid-19-related deaths around the country rise daily, and government is increasing capacity in cemeteries to cater for the deluge.

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