Burials surge as COVID-19 cases spike in Indonesian capital

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, gravedigger Junaedi Bin Hakim usually arrived home from work at 3 or 4 pm in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta. However, a spike in deaths from coronavirus infections they have to prepare up to 40 burial pits in one day compared to just 10 before the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 21 September 2020 at 8:15pm