A sample being taken from a patient. Photo for representational purpose only.

A sample being taken from a affected person. Photo for representational motive simplest.
  | Photo Credit rating: B. Jothi Ramalingam

Officers relish selected a ‘hill Poramboke’ land for the motive

Tender stress prevailed at Annangi, a a long way off village discontinuance to Maddipadu in Prakasam district, on Sunday because the residents adverse the authorities who went there to buy a collection for the disposal of our bodies of coronavirus patients.

The villagers staged a noisy sing accurate thru the Gram Sabha held by a crew of officers led by Revenue Division Officer Prabakar Reddy, which had identified a ‘hill Poramboke’ land for the motive.

Grama Sabha

The Grama Sabha was held on the directions of Prakasam Collector Pola Bhaskar to allay the fears of the folks bearing on the divulge. The officers explained that every an infection prevention control protocols would be duly followed while disposing the our bodies.

The smartly being crew would set apart on personal protective tools (PPE) accurate thru the activity and the our bodies would be packed in leak-proof plastic bags. Nevertheless, the explainations failed in convincing the villagers.

Police intervene

The villagers feared that the drinking water offer would pick up polluted if the our bodies of the COVID-19 patients had been cremated on the chosen set. A posse of police led by Ongole Deputy Superintendent of Police Okay.V.V.N.V Prasad ensured that the Gram Sabha befell smoothly.

Residents of more than 100 villages expend the water from the Obul Redddy Gundalakamma reservoir nearby, the villagers acknowledged, including that the creamtion of our bodies could well per chance space off the spread of the virus.

Worry of virus

“The definite cases would wander up in geometric percentage in Maddipadu mandal which has reported 22 definite cases till date, if the our bodies of COVID-19 patients had been brought here for the funeral,” the residents acknowledged.

The disposal of the our bodies of the COVID-19 patients is rising as a frightening activity for the administration.

In a identical incident, the officers could well per chance now not slay the funerals at yet one more isolated ‘hill poramboke’ set selected discontinuance to Yerrajerla earlier. The villagers adverse the pass to disposal of the our bodies discontinuance to the positioning selected for the YSR Housing scheme.