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US man, who died of Covid-19, receives last rites over smartphone

R Sinduja

News Editor

Bill Pike from Connecticut, who died of coronavirus received his last rites by the pastor over the phone as his family was still in quarantine. The nurse held the phone to Pike's ear as his pastor delivered the last rites. Bill called it the most beautiful litany of prayer. Bill passed away about 10 mins later after listening to the last rites. There are more than 26,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases in the US.