A orthopaedic doctor from Nellore Last week he was tested positive for the infection and for the further treatment he was taken to Chennai Apollo.
He was undergoing the treatment in Chennai Apollo from last one week. Inspite of the treatment, he Passed away.
As a practising fellow profession death , Apollo hospital authorities had taken care and look after for the cremation facilities by themselves. In pursuance the hospital authorities tried to cremate the body in any one of the burial grounds in chennai.
But no burial ground administration in Chennai came forward to take the body. With nothing to do, hospital authorities have handed over the body of Nellore doctor as a orphan body at the premises of Ambattur Burial ground in Chennai outskirts.
Commuters and the nearby people have found the body on the burial ground premises for long time and having noted the death due to corona the locals created chaos on seeing the orphan body unattended .
According to Apollo hospital sources inspite of repeated reminders it is been told Ambattur Burial ground corporation employees refused to budge . Whereas Ambattur Corporation workers citing local unrest and refused to performed cremation . The blame game extended and it further added more panic and chaos
Later when it was found out that it’s the mortal remains of Nellore Orthopedics doctor affected by Coronavirus. And then after report Chennai police stepped in.
It is note clear whether Chennai police have registered case on the corporation employees or on the hospital authorities.
Meanwhile, Medical Professionals and social media activists strongly condemned Tamilnadu Government response for lack of cremation facilities in Tamilnadu to the death person due to corona virus disease.
Splco media tag this article to Andra CM and on behalf of its readers request Andhra Pradesh government should intervene and ensure doctor mortal get proper cremation.
Also at this juncture Tamil Nadu Government should lay code of conduct and procedures for burial or cremation of dead bodies due to corona virus attack and also it should ensure after that no such shameful incidents occur in the future.