Business booms for coffin-makers in coronavirus-hit France

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JUSSEY/PARIS (Reuters) – Two hauliers load their lorries with what is fast becoming a precious commodity in France as the coronavirus pandemic takes its dreadful toll – coffins.

FILE PHOTO: An employee works at the coffin manufacturing plant OGF in Jussey as the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease continues in France April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

While most businesses have shut their doors as part of a national lockdown designed to slow the spread of the disease, the coffin-making factory in the sleepy town of Jussey in northeastern France can barely keep up with the orders.

France has confirmed

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