India’s Crematoriums Overwhelmed With COVID-19 Dead Bodies

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India’s Crematoriums Overwhelmed With COVID-19 Dead Bodies

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unleash devastation across the nation of India , dead bodies of Covid patients are accumulating at a stressing speed at different government hospitals in Chhattisgarh, one of the most exceedingly terrible hit states, reports said.

The news has come as medical healthcare remains overwhelmed in the midst of the progressing second influx of the pandemic in India.

Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar Memorial Hospital in Raipur, the city’s greatest state-run clinical office, is out of space to store bodies, announced via NDTV.

As coolers are completely involved, the bodies are presently being kept anyplace with accessible space, significantly under the sun by the dumpsters.

The emergency clinic’s Intensive Care Units and oxygen-prepared beds have been completely involved for the most recent week.

Raipur’s Chief Medical and Health Officer, Meera Baghel, said they were not ready for the second influx of contaminations.

“No one could have guessed that there would be so many deaths all at once. We have enough freezers for the usual number of deaths. But we just can’t understand how places with one to two deaths are reporting 10-20…Even crematoriums are overwhelmed,” she said.

“We were close to winning against COVID-19 in a way thanks to measures like home isolation. But we are not able to size up this new wave yet. We are seeing cases where even asymptomatic patients are deteriorating really fast,” she said, as per NDTV.

Taking into account the circumstance, the Chhattisgarh government has chosen to set up electric crematoriums in six metropolitan spaces of the state in order to work with memorial service techniques, The Times of India announced.

As indicated by the state’s Urban Development Minister, Shiv Kumar Dahariya, the new crematoriums will be underlying Raipur, Durg, Bilaspur, Korba, Bhilai, and Risali.

Chhattisgarh, one of the 10 most noticeably awful influenced Indian states in the second flood of COVID-19, yesterday announced 13,576 new cases taking the state’s count to 4,56,873. 5,031 patients have kicked the bucket there.

Aggregately, India logged more than 1.6 thousand new contaminations pushing the cross country count to 1.36 crore.

The country’s death toll currently stands at over 1.71 thousand.