2020-07-03

The 71-year-old Indian man died of pneumonia and could not be cremated without proof. His family had to rent a refrigerator to store his body

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According to Indian media reports on Thursday, several morgues also refused to retain their bodies due to the authorities’ refusal to help cremate the bodies. India Kolkata In order to preserve the body of a 71-year-old New Coronavirus patient for at least 48 hours, a family had to rent an ice cream freezer.

On Monday afternoon, the 70-year-old man went to the doctor after having trouble breathing. He conducted a New Crown Virus test, but before the test result arrived, he was in Raja Rammohan Roy that afternoon ·Salani’s home died.

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In the man’s home, he refused to issue a death certificate, saying that this may be a case of a new coronavirus. He must first wait for his new coronavirus test report.

Instead, the doctor asked the family of the deceased to contact the local police station, but the police in turn asked the family to contact the local MP. A family member said:”But we didn’t get any help there, we were asked to get in touch with the state health department. We made several calls to the local legislators and the state health department, but the call was not answered and no one helped We.”

Due to concerns about contamination, several morgues also refused to retain the remains because the deceased’s family could not submit a death certificate.

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The body was stored at home, and an ice cream freezer was rented to preserve the body. In the end, the test report was delivered on Tuesday night and confirmed that the deceased was indeed a new crown patient. The family member said:”In fact, even after receiving the test report, we have been calling the state health department but have not responded.”

In his Almost 48 hours after his death, the employees of the Kolkata Municipal Company arrived at the apartment and took the body away for cremation. A senior civic agency official said:”His body will be cremated according to the Indian Medical Research Council guidelines on the death of the new crown.”

But Amherst Street police denied it Allegations of non-cooperation. A police officer, who asked not to be named, told the Times of India:”According to the agreement, once we have obtained the death certificate and the cause of death is the new coronavirus, we will notify the State Department of Health. This is what we did. We took it at 11pm on Tuesday night. The official death certificate has arrived.”

An official from the state health department said that there were some communication errors,”There must be some misunderstanding in this matter, we Investigation in progress.”

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is reported, West Bengal has so far reported 19,170 cases of novel coronavirus infections, including 683 deaths.

There are reports that hospital staff across the country are treating the dead bodies of patients roughly. Some videos of Mumbai, the largest epidemic area in India, show that the body wrapped in a bag is placed next to the new crown patient in the hospital. In Kolkata, the decayed body in the crematorium was dragged into a truck. This video was widely shared and caused public anger.

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