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Over 500 urns with ashes of those cremated pile up at Rajkot crematorium awaiting immersion

The long queue for cremation is not the only heart-wrenching COVID story to come out of crematoriums across Gujarat. There is a long wait for the dead for the final rites which involve immersion of the ashes in a river. Given the spread of COVID in Gujarat, many near and dear ones are postponing the...

COVID negligence: Rajkot Civil Hospital wrongly declares senior citizen dead, then hands over stranger’s body to the family!

At a time when people are under fear as COVID surges, a matter of gross negligence has come up in the Civil Hospital in Rajkot. The staff at the hospital wrongly declared a senior citizen under treatment as dead, informed the patient’s family, and handed over the family a stranger’s body to be cremated. Rajiben...

Where are protocols? Rajkot man who succumbed to COVID wrapped in torn PPE kit and handed over to family!

A private hospital in Rajkot allegedly wrapped the body of a man, who succumbed to COVID, in a torn PPE kit while handing it over to the family unmindful of the infection risk and in gross violation of COVID norms. Interestingly, the family had coughed up Rs1.1 lakh for the treatment of their loved one...