Covid: Dead bodies in Chhattisgarh allegedly taken in garbage van to crematorium

PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2021 05:23 PM IST
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  • Bodies of four COVID-19 patients were allegedly taken in a Nagar Panchayat's garbage van for cremation on Wednesday in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district. Four COVID-19 patients died in the Dongargaon block of Rajnandgaon district allegedly due to the non-availability of oxygen while under treatment. According to Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO), Dr Mithilesh Chaudhary, three patients died at a COVID Care Centre while the fourth died at a Community Health Centre. "As far the vehicle is concerned, it is up to Nagar Panchayat to make such arrangements and take the bodies for cremation," said CMHO. Watch the full video for more details.

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