Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 2 (ANI): Kurnool MLA, Hafeez Khan, carried out closing rites of an individual who died because of COVID-19 right here.
After no one within the household of an aged one that succumbed to the virus on Thursday, turned as much as declare his physique, Khan mentioned he stepped in to do the needful.
Sporting a PPE, Khan accompanied the physique of the deceased to the burial spot and carried out the ultimate rituals as per non secular beliefs.
“There’s a stigma in society and it must be resolved. Public consciousness must be created. I assumed I ought to take the initiative on this regard. So I carried out the ultimate rites,” he mentioned.
Kurnool on Saturday reported 1,234 coronavirus optimistic circumstances taking the whole COVID-19 optimistic circumstances to 18,081. (ANI)