Cremation Limits Lifted In LA Due To 'Backlog' As COVID-19 Deaths Skyrocket Coronavirus Updates
Treisman, R. (2021). Cremation Limits Lifted In LA Due To 'Backlog' As COVID-19 Deaths Skyrocket: Coronavirus Updates. National Public Radio (NPR).
Typically, crematoriums limit the number of cremations performed to comply with air quality standards. This article discusses how these limits were suspended in Los Angeles in 2021 during the COVID-19 emergency when the number of decedents overwhelmed the systems created to manage them.