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E M Dorman funeral directors in Rutland sees 25 per cent increase in funerals due to coronavirus pandemic

A funeral directors in Rutland has seen its workload increase by around a quarter year on year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

E M Dorman, based in Uppingham, has had to adapt to the ongoing crisis, offering webcam services for locked-down family members and wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) when visiting care homes and hospitals.

Tom Johnson, assistant funeral director, said he had spoken to some inner city colleagues who say they are up 50 per cent on funerals.

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