‘Our fridges are full’: undertakers are the forgotten front-line workers

Last responders battle to cope with both the extra workload and the emotional strain of the huge rise in Covid deaths

17 January 2021 - 18:16 By nivashni nair

Day after day, unrecognisable in full personal protective equipment, they drive by the homes of devastated families who can only watch from afar as the cling-wrapped coffins of their loved ones go past for the last time.

Undertakers – last responders on the frontline – are taking strain as more people succumb to Covid-19 and bodies pile up...

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