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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.

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Nasal samples from dead bodies be collected for COVID-19 test before sending to mortuary: ICMR

New Delhi: Nasal swab samples from bodies of suspected COVID-19 cases should be collected for testing of coronavirus infection at the emergency before moving the body to mortuary, the ICMR said. According to the ‘Standard Guidelines for Medico-legal autopsy in COVID-19 deaths in India’ released by the ICMR on Tuesday, if the COVID-19 test report […]

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Two youths drown in canal while fishing

Keonjhar: A pall of gloom descended on Baniahudi village under Hatadihi block of the district after two youths drowned while fishing in a nearby canal on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Sanjay Jena and Saroj Jena of Baniahudi village. As per reports, the two youths went missing while they were fishing in the […]

Five of family found dead in Basundhara coal mine staff quarters

Sundergarh: In a shocking incident five members of a family were found dead inside a house in Basundhara coal mine staff quarters under Hemgiri police limits of Sundergarh district. The deceased have been identified as labour contractor Ramprasad Sharma and his family which included his wife, son and 2 daughters. According to sources, the bodies […]

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Mystery continues over dead bodies found in well in Gajapati

Parlakhemundi: Mystery over recovery of dead bodies of a woman along with her son and daughter at Narangijhula village under Rayagada police limits in Gajapati district remains unsolved even after 12 hours of the incident. The circumstances that led to death of the three still remain unknown as the husband of the deceased woman is […]

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New guidelines for transportation of dead bodies

Bhubaneswar: In the aftermath of the shocking incident of Dana Majhi who had carried the dead body of his wife on his shoulders, the Odisha government today came up with specific guidelines on transportation of dead bodies from the hospitals. The Health department has issued the guidelines in a notification by the order of the […]