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Our bodies of COVID victims taken for cremation in rubbish van in Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandgaon


RAJNANDGAON (Chhattisgarh): Our bodies of 4 COVID-19 sufferers have been allegedly taken in a Nagar Panchayat’s rubbish van for cremation on Wednesday in Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandgaon district.

4 COVID-19 sufferers died within the Dongargaon block of Rajnandgaon district allegedly as a result of non-availability of oxygen whereas below therapy.

In response to Chief Medical and Well being Officer (CMHO), Dr Mithilesh Chaudhary, three sufferers died at a COVID Care Centre whereas the fourth died at a Neighborhood Well being Centre.

“Now we have organized 10-15 oxygen beds at each COVID care middle within the district. Three of the COVID-19 sufferers had died final night time, they got oxygen assist whereas being handled. However we’re but to assemble details about the loss of life of the fourth affected person,” mentioned the CMHO.

When requested concerning the our bodies being taken in a rubbish van for cremation, the CMHO mentioned that the Nagar Panchayat was answerable for making the preparations.

“As far the automobile is anxious, it’s as much as Nagar Panchayat to make such preparations and take the our bodies for cremation,” mentioned CMHO.

In response to the Union Well being Ministry, Chhattisgarh has 1,18,636 lively COVID-19 circumstances, whereas the loss of life toll as a result of an infection has mounted to five,307 during the last 12 months. 

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