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18 August 2020

How Covid-19 funeral rules caused disruption, anxiety in Eastern Cape

Times Live

Lockdown restrictions and regulations on how funerals must be conducted have caused considerable disruption, anxiety and misunderstandings around funeral practices in parts of the Eastern Cape.

That’s according to research by Walter Sisulu University and the Human Sciences  Research Council (HSRC).

The research was commissioned by Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane through the Eastern Cape Socio-Economic Consultative Council after an increase in Covid-19 infections during funerals.

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Times Live

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