The body of a woman who died of corona in a hospital in New Delhi. (Reuters file photo)
Maharashtra Coronavirus News: This happened because no ambulance was available there and private vehicles refused to take the body to the crematorium.
Aurangabad A case of shocking humanity has come to light in Maharashtra, which is severely battling the Corona virus infection. In Osmanabad district of the state, the body of a person who died due to Kovid-19 epidemic was transported to the crematorium through a garbage-lifting vehicle. This happened because no ambulance was available there and private vehicles refused to take the body to the crematorium.
An officer from Dholki police station said that the incident took place on Monday when a person from a village went to the doctor in the nearby village of Teer seven kilometers away and fell outside his clinic there. The incident was immediately reported to the police, after which a team from the government hospital reached the spot. The person was found infected with a corona after a rapid antigen test.
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After completing the necessary action by the hospital staff, the body was handed over to the people of the village. The village sarpanch Vijay Hajgude told that an attempt was made to arrange an ambulance to take the body of the deceased to the crematorium, but the ambulance of the Ter Hospital was booked to take a pregnant woman.
Despite being offered double fares, even private vehicles refused to go to the crematorium. Finally, a garbage pickup was used to take the body to the crematorium.