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Multi-day traditional Thai funerals shortened for Covid-19 safety


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Traditional funerals in Thailand last several days with ceremonies and mourning before the eventual cremation of the lost loved one. But with the rising death toll of Covid-19, funeral ceremonies have needed to be revised and shortened for the safety of attendees. With infections in Thailand catapulting from 29,000 in early April to 74,900 as of yesterday, funerals have to adapt to account for not only handling the remains of someone who died from Covid-19 but also infected mourners attending the funerals. Traditional Buddhist funerals involve family members, friends, and often the local community joining together to offer condolences, pray, […]

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