Aurangabad: In a heart-wrenching incident, a rubbish automobile was used to move a Covid-19 sufferer’s physique to a crematorium in Kinhi village of Maharashtra’s Osmanabad district after ambulances have been unavailable and personal autos refused to supply help regardless of extra cash affords.
An official from Dholki Police Station stated the incident happened on Monday, when a resident of Kinhi village went to seek the advice of a personal physician within the neighbouring Ter village and collapsed and died outdoors the clinic, PTI reported.
He stated the police have been instantly knowledgeable and a staff from a authorities hospital was known as in after the incident, including the person was discovered Covid-19 optimistic following a fast antigen take a look at.
Vijay Hajgude, the sarpanch of Kinhi gram panchayat, stated the physique was after obligatory procedures handed over to the village authorities, who tried to rent an ambulance.
“The ambulance at Ter hospital was reserved for ferrying pregnant women, so it could not be used for Covid-19 patients. Although, we offered to pay double charges, other private vehicles, including local auto-rickshaws, also refused to transport the body to the crematorium in Kinhi,” stated Hajgude, including a rubbish assortment automobile was known as in ultimately to take the physique to the crematorium.