Over 3,000 funeral industry employees are expected to down tools from Monday.
They have vowed not to collect corpses after the government failed to respond to their demands.
Funeral parlour directors are demanding the outsourcing of mortuary facilities to be recognized and legalized.
They also want the amendment of by-laws by municipalities to enable cluster storages.
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More news – SA COVID-19 recovery rate nears 90%
The Health Department recorded 49 new COVID-19 deaths in South Africa, taking the total number of fatalities to 15,427.
The recovery rate remains at 89.9%. Most of the new deaths are from the Western Cape and Gauteng. Over 1,800 new COVID-19 cases have been reported. Learn More