New Delhi: After a stunning video emerged of well being employees in Karnataka dumping our bodies of COVID-19 sufferers in a pit, the district administration of Ballari, the place the incident passed off, clarified that the protocols/SOPs for burial of our bodies had been strictly adopted. Also Read – From KG to Class 10: Here’s How Educational Institutions in Karnataka Can Hold Online Classes
The administration, nonetheless, expressed remorse on the method wherein the stays of the deceased had been dealt with, unconditionally apologising to the households of all of the deceased. Also Read – When Will Schools Open in Karnataka? Read BS Yediyurappa Govt’s Full Plan Here
In an announcement at this time, SS Nakul, Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate of Ballari, mentioned, “A few videos have been circulating in social media since this morning, showing footage of burial procedures. An enquiry was ordered under the Additional Deputy Commissioner, and it was found that the video does belong to Ballari and comprises of burial of eight people who passed away after succumbing to COVID-19”. Also Read – SSLC Exam in Karnataka: Student, Staff Test Positive, Scare Spread Among Students, Parents
“The video shows that protocols/SOP to be followed for burial (body bags, lining etc.) have been strictly followed. However, the district administration is deeply upset and sorrowful at the manner in which the remains of the deceased were handled,” the assertion additional said.
It additionally famous that all the discipline crew concerned within the incident has been disbanded and changed by a brand new crew.
“We regret the incident deeply and hereby unconditionally apologise to the families of the deceased and the people of Ballari in general,” the assertion concluded.
Few movies are circulating in social media displaying footage of burial procedures. Enquiry ordered beneath Add’l Dy Commissioner, Ballari & it was discovered that the video belongs to Ballari & includes of burial of eight ppl who succumbed to #COVID19: Dy Commissioner&DM, Ballari. #Karnataka pic.twitter.com/IiYI3DPs0v
— ANI (@ANI) June 30, 2020
Notably, state Congress chief DK Shivakumar was amongst these to share the video after it went viral on social media.
Karnataka on Tuesday reported 947 new instances of coronavirus, 503 of which had been from Bengaluru Urban. The state’s total COVID-19 tally now stands at 15,242, together with 246 deaths of which 20 had been reported at this time.
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