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Transmission of Covid-19 through dead
Being Humane To The Covid-Dead Need Of The Hour

Are Indian rules too strict and impersonal? The CDC is of the opinion that the risk of acquiring infection from a dead body is extremely low. Till date there is no hard evidence that Covid-19 can be transmitted by contact with dead bodies.

Urns Containing Ashes Of Covid Victims Pile Up At Crematoriums In Odisha
Urns Containing Ashes Of Covid Victims Pile Up At Crematoriums In Odisha

Reports of families and relatives of deceased coronavirus patients not turning up at the cremation sites to collect the ash of their near and dear ones has surfaced in Sundargarh and Cuttack.

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Odisha Man Provides Free Wood For Cremation Of COVID19 Victims

This is Ramgopal Bagha of Urle village under Binika NAC of Subarnapur district. Ramgopal is 59 years old and has been working in Binika NAC & serving the society for the last 33 years. During this COVID19 pandemic, when the dead are ignored & abandoned, Ramgopal ensures they get a dignified funeral.

Odisha: Sarpanch Turns Good Samaritan, Helps Perform Last Rites Of Covid Patient
Odisha: Sarpanch Turns Good Samaritan, Helps Perform Last Rites Of Covid Patient

Nuapada: Setting example for others, Ishwar Chandra Nayak, Sarpanch of Konabira Panchayat under Komna block in the district turned good samaritan and helped performing last rites of a Covid-19 patient…

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COVID Stigma Stings: Body Of Woman Lies Unattended For Hours In Odisha Village

Berhampur: Body of a woman was left unattended for around 14 hours in Golapada village of Bhanjanagar block in Ganjam district in fear of Covid19 contamination. As per reports, the woman died on Saturday at her residence. Though the reason of death is yet to be ascertained, her last rites were not initiated as villagers […]