Mexican company creates new COVID coffin after sales plummet

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Far from sales skyrocketing, the pandemic hit coffin makers in Mexico, where cremation was imposed for people who died from COVID-19.

One company is trying to overcome the crisis by creating a coffin that promises to reduce the contagion risk. Unlike standard coffins, this model is totally sealed.

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