Cremation Of COVID19 Victims Will Be Under Odisha Govt’s Surveillance.

Bhubaneswar: The cremation of bodies of those dying of coronavirus will be conducted under the watch of the State government as per protocol, informed Odisha government’s spokesperson on COVID19, Subroto Bagchi.

Addressing the media on Tuesday, Bagchi informed that the Centre has laid down certain guidelines for transportation, autopsy and cremation of bodies of coronavirus victims.

Sharing the details about the guidelines for management of dead bodies, Bagchi said as Odisha registered the first death due to coronavirus at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar, the hospital authorities will now hand over the body to the State government after routine procedures. In view of safety of the people of the State, the cremation of the body will be conducted under the direct supervision of the State government, he added.

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