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COVID ‘swallows’ people in India as the crematorium overwhelms | Indian News

India’s emerging coronavirus crisis is at its most severe in graveyards and crematoriums overwhelmed as brilliant, brilliant crematoriums light up the night skies in the most heavily affected cities. .

Outside cremators in cities like New Delhi, where the highest daily number of deaths is currently reported, ambulances behind ambulances line up waiting for the cremation of the dead.

Delhi cremated so many bodies that the authorities are getting orders to start cutting trees in city parks to fetch the bodies as record highs of COVID-19 crash a torn health care system. dilapidated India.

The country of nearly 1.4 billion people set a global record for the number of new infections daily for the fifth consecutive day on Monday. 352,991 new cases have pushed India’s total 17 million in the past, behind only the United States.

The Ministry of Health says the death toll has increased by 2,812 over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 195,123, although the number is thought to be very low.

The head scavenger at New Delhi’s largest Muslim cemetery, where 1,000 people have been buried during the pandemic, said more bodies are now coming than last year.

“I am afraid we will run out of seats very soon,” said Mohammad Shameem.

In the city center of Bhopal, a number of cremators have increased their capacity from dozens of cremators to more than 50. However, there are still people who wait for hours.

At the city’s Bhadbhada Vishram Ghat crematorium, workers said they cremated more than 110 people on Saturday, even as government figures in the city were 1.8 million bringing the total number of deaths from virus is only 10 people.

Mamtesh Sharma, an official of the venue, said: “The virus is devouring the people of our city like a monster.

The unprecedented rush of bodies has forced the crematorium to ignore personal and radical rituals that Hindus believe release souls from the cycle of rebirth.

“We are just burning the corpses when they arrive,” Sharma said. “It was as if we were in the middle of a war.”

A woman mourns the death of her brother at the age of 50. He is turned around by two hospitals and dies waiting to be seen in the third minute, gasping for breath as his oxygen tank is depleted and absent substitute.

She blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government for the crisis. “He burned crematoriums in every house,” she cried in a video filmed by The Caravan magazine.



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