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

When it comes to death, veteran embalmer Dennis Pedrozo has seen it all in his 24 years of preserving bodies. But nothing prepared him for the Covid-19 pandemic, which has changed long-standing funeral practices.While Singapore’s Covid-19 death toll remains one of the lowest in the world, there was a sudden spike in infections and deaths in October, following clusters linked to karaoke lounges and fishery ports.Singapore recorded 30 Covid-19 deaths in the 14 months following the country’s first…

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