Crematoriums struggle as Covid deaths spike across India
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With the Covid-19 situation worsening everyday, a number of states across India are reporting record number of single-day deaths.
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India registered over 3.14 lakh fresh coronavirus cases in a day, the highest-ever single-day count recorded in any country, taking the the total tally of COVID-19 cases in the country to1,59,30,965, according to Health Ministry's update on Thursday morning. The toll increased to 1,84,657 with a record 2,104 new deaths. Body of a deceased Covid-19 patient is being carried out of a hospital in Delhi.
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Crematoriums across the country are receiving overwhelming number of bodies for the last rites each day.
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Crematorium workers are toiling round the clock to accommodate the bodies throughout the day.
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A family member of a deceased Covid patient in a PPE kit performs the last rites. at a crematorium in Delhi.
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As Covid-19 continue to claim a number of lives everyday, crematoriums are fully operational and active throughout to facilitate the family members of the deceased to cremate the bodies.
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A crematorium in Delhi with multiple burning pyres.
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Cremation of Covid-19 bodies using 'white coal' which reduces the air pollution at Vaikunth Crematorium, Pune.
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A worker at a crematorium in Pune's Vaikunth Crematorium, arrange for last rites of a deceased Covid patient.
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A family member of a deceased Covid patient perform last rites at Vaikunth Crematorium in Pune.
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