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Leave the Covid corpses to undertakers, minister implores families

Zweli Mkhize warns that families preparing their loved ones’ bodies for burial could result in the spread of Covid-19

Mluleki Mdletshe

Health minister Zweli Mkhize made an impassioned plea to bereaved families to refrain from handling the corpses of loved ones who died from Covid-19.

Mkhize made the call at a media briefing while he was visiting health facilities in Durban on Monday.

He warned South Africans that “touching” their relatives’ corpses before burial could result in the spread of the virus...

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