• Rural China is running out of coffins because COVID-19 is rampant - and the cost of funerals is skyrocketing

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    A women walks pass a tent at Covid-19 testing center on January 19, 2023 in Hong Kong, China. Vernon Yuen/NurPhoto via Getty Images
    Rural areas in China are running out of coffins amid a COVID-19 outbreak, the BBC reported .
    There's no official COVID-19 death count or estimate in some rural areas in China.
    One villager told BBC that funeral industry workers were "earning a small fortune."
    Rural areas of China are running out of coffins and experiencing skyrocketing funeral costs because of a rapid increase in COVID-19-related deaths, BBC News reported. One villager in the Chinese province...
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