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No dignity for the dead: Health workers throw COVID-19 patient body into grave
The Free Press Journal | 08/06/2020 09:59 AM | Click to read full article
The novel coronavirus outbreak appears to have brought out the best and worst of humanity. Those who test positive often find themselves cut off from any physical contact with their family and friends. But there now appears to be no dignity even for the dead. Recently, a video surfaced on social media, of government workers in Puducherry unceremoniously tossing a lifeless body into a pit or open grave. The man appears to have simply been wrapped in a white cloth -- which fell away as he tumbled into the grave.