Advice for African Caribbean Faith Groups: Funerals During Coronavirus

April 14, 2020

Reverend Alan Green, Chair of THIFF, was recently interviewed by Premier Radio regarding sending out a message to local African Caribbean groups about new funeral guidance during the pandemic.

Many of these smaller groups are unaware of the current government guidelines that say that funeral directors and faith leaders are advised to restrict the number of mourners who attend so that a safe distance of at least two metres can be maintained between individuals, with most places limiting the number of people to ten.

Only members of the deceased person’s household or close family members should attend and any individual displaying symptoms of COVID-19 should not attend.

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