Home » Mass cremations begin as Delhi faces deluge of COVID-19 deaths

Mass cremations begin as Delhi faces deluge of COVID-19 deaths

Sharing is Important
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Covid-19 cases in India continue to rise dramatically. On Friday, there were an additional 332,730 new cases of Covid-19 in India and 2263 people died in the last 24 hours.

This made the bodies of Covid-19 patients exploded. Forced, a number of crematorium services carried out mass cremations.

ALSO READ: “It’s Time To End America’s Longest War”: Joe Biden Details Timeline To Pull Troops From Afghanistan

Reported by Reuters , Jitender Singh Shunty, medical services officer at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Sewa Dal, said there were 60 bodies were cremated on Thursday afternoon in the parking lot.

“Nobody in Delhi will ever witness such a scene. Children as young as 5 years, 15 years, 25 years are being cremated. Newlyweds are being cremated. It’s hard to see,” said Shunty.

Covid-19 cases in India are increasingly surging amid depletion of medical oxygen supplies. A Delhi resident named Nitish Kumar said that he was forced to keep the body of his mother, who died from Covid-19, at home for almost two days.

READ:  YouTube bans all anti-vaccine content

ALSO READ: Hospitals Overwhelmed, Graveyards Overflowing As Covid-19 Infections Surge In India

He’s having a hard time finding a slot in the crematorium’s service. Until finally, Nitish was forced to cremate his mother himself in a temporary mass cremation facility, namely in a parking lot.

“I ran from pole to post but every crematorium had a reason, someone said it was running out of wood,” said Nitish.

ALSO READ: 20-30% Covid-19 infected people lose natural immunity against infection in 6 months: Study

Nitish also shared about the severity of the handling of Covid-19 in India. The officers could not even provide a bed in the hospital for the mother.

“The government is not doing anything. Only you can save your family. You are alone,” he said sadly.

You can connect with Ground Report on FacebookTwitter and Whatsapp, and mail us at GReport2018@gmail.com to send us your suggestions and writeups.