Family uses earthmover to shift COVID-19 patient for burial
They declare to have been unaware of protocols.
A household in Eastern Uttar Pradesh’s Sant Kabir Nagar used an earthmover to transport the physique of their kin who had died after testing constructive for COVID-19 to a pit the place they dumped the physique for burial.
The household of the person claimed they have been unaware of the protocol even because the village pradhan stated he supplied assist in shifting the physique for cremation however they refused.
A video of the incident was broadly shared on social media.
The COVID-19 sufferer’s son stated that he died at residence of their village Parsashukl after testing constructive in a hospital in Gorakhpur.
“We thought this how it is being done everywhere. We did not have the information,” he instructed journalists when requested why they used an earthmover to carry the physique and dump it in a pit.
Village pradhan Triyoganand Gautam stated he had supplied to take the physique for cremation. “But when his own children did not touch [the body], we withdrew,” he stated.
Meanwhile, six our bodies have been discovered floating within the Ganga in Fatehpur district, an official stated.
SDM Fatehpur Pramod Jha stated the our bodies have been floating within the river on the banks in the direction of Rae Bareli.
“Six bodies were pulled out. They were pretty old,” he instructed reporters.
Since the our bodies couldn’t be recognized, their last rites have been performed at Bhitora ghat with full honours, he stated.