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‘Dead bodies will pile up’: Hong Kong funeral industry warns of coffin shortage despite increase in supply following easing of lockdown restrictions in Shenzhen

Hong Kong’s funeral industry has warned that the number of coffins remains tight despite more being delivered to the city recently adding authorities needed to do more to ensure a steady supply of caskets to cope with a surge in coronavirus-related deaths.The warning on Saturday came as the city continued to face a shortage in caskets and ritual offerings from mainland China in the wake of a lockdown in neighbouring Shenzhen, further affecting local funeral services.With cross-border traffic…

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