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Drone footage released by The Hart Island Project appears to show New York City prisoners burying unclaimed bodies in a mass grave at City Cemetery, a potter's field in the Bronx, on April 2, 2020.

New York City will bury unclaimed bodies on a remote island after 14 days because coronavirus deaths are overwhelming morgues

The city typically waits 30 days before interring bodies in mass graves on Hart Island, but the coronavirus' death toll is overwhelming the system.

New York City hospitals are running out of room in their morgues, but the flow of coronavirus bodies is just starting to ramp up

"The death toll from COVID currently is much higher than it is in the news," said one licensed funeral director, embalmer, and body remover in NYC.
Cemetery workers and funeral agency workers in protective masks transport a coffin of a person who died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19), into a cemetery in Bergamo, Italy March 16, 2020.

Funeral service professionals are the ‘last line of defense’ against the coronavirus — here’s how they’re bracing for th...

While health care providers in hospitals and clinics are preparing to care for the living, the funeral workers are prepping to care for the dead.
Kobe Bryant embraces his daughter Gianna at an NBA All-Star Game in Toronto, Canada, in 2016.

Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna had a private funeral in Orange County last week

Reports said the Los Angeles Lakers legend and his teen daughter were laid to rest out of the public eye on Friday. A public memorial is planned.
Antonio Basbo has an emotional moment at the cross of his partner Margie Reckard four days after a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, U.S. August 7, 2019.

The husband of an El Paso shooting victim says he has no other family, so he’s inviting the community to attend his wife’s funeral

Antonio Basco said he has no other family after losing his wife Margie Reckard in the El Paso shooting, so he invited the community to her funeral.
From left Colleen Banks, Erin Furey, Cassidy Iwersen, and Naomi DeManana.

Today’s funerals have a go-to drink, custom napkins — and a quick visit to your house to wipe your browser history

Professional stylists and former wedding planners, the women of Going Out In Style, have now turned to the funeral business.