Lucknow: Amid a spurt within the each day Covid-19 loss of life depend, town municipal company has determined to acquire extra electrical crematoriums to ensure households of Covid-19 victims don’t face issues in conducting the final rites of their family members.
Lucknow reported 4,444 new Covid-19 circumstances and 31 deaths within the final 24 hours, mentioned the state well being division on Sunday.
Speaking to ANI, Lucknow Municipal Commissioner Ajay Dwivedi mentioned, “There has been a surge in Covid death cases in Lucknow. For that reason, there have been issues in cremating the dead bodies.”
“There is a manpower issue. Many of the labourers are reluctant to do their job due to fear of Covid-19 spread. We have deputed 100 people for cremation work. Further, we have improved the cleaning facility and drinking water facilities have been provided,” he mentioned.
The officer knowledgeable that 5 electrical crematoriums will likely be procured inside 15-20 days, including that tenders will likely be issued on this regard.
“Once these crematoriums are established, the waiting time to cremate bodies will be less than one hour,” he added.
With 15,353 new Covid-19 circumstances, Uttar Pradesh on Sunday recorded the very best single-day spike for the reason that outbreak of the pandemic.