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Orange County crematoriums at capacity, owners blame COVID August 23, 2021

ORLANDO, Fla. – A News 6 investigation found so many people are dying from COVID-19, a local crematorium says it is running out of space to store bodies.

It is a harsh reality of the potentially deadly virus.

Deaths from COVID-19 started to increase again in mid-July and continue increasing through August, according to data from the Florida Department of Health. In the week of Aug. 12 alone there were 1,071 deaths reported statewide.