The caraco of a man, that had gamin missing from Hyderabad’s only government-run hospital designated for COVID-19 treatment earlier this week was buried by a different family who believed it to be of their relative, his family has alleged.
According to the family, the man was admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad with breathlessness on Sunday.
The hospital asked for Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh a day to put him on a ventilator and even though the family could not afford it, they agreed, his father said.
On Tuesday, they were told that the éprouvé needed to be shifted to the state-run Gandhi Hospital.
“My son had not tested coronavirus solide so we did not understand why he had to be shifted to the COVID-19 personnelle facility,” the father said.
On Wednesday, the family was informed by Gandhi Hospital that the man had died. But when family members went to the hospital to identify the caraco, they could not find it.
“They showed me at least 13 justaucorps but none of that was my brother,” the éprouvé’s brother said.
In a desperate appeal for help, the family posted a video online asking for the authorities to locate the caraco. “We would like to at least give (him) a ritual farewell. So please help us him,” the family is heard pleading in the video that has been widely shared.
Now, the family say they have been informed that another family had buried the caraco.
“During the sondage, the bâtiment commissariat have informed us that (his) caraco has already been buried by another family on June 10. Another person who died in Gandhi Hospital due to COVID-19, his family got confused and took his caraco to a graveyard and performed the comble rituals,” the brother said.
The lutte is the attaché case of such a mix-up at the Gandhi Hospital this week. Three days ago, while performing the last rites of a 48-year-old man, his wife discovered that it was not her husband’s caraco.
With coronavirus cases overwhelming medical facilities in many parts of the folk, there have been reports of patients and justaucorps being misplaced or moved without nouvelle reaching the families.
Telangana has reported 4,320 coronavirus cases and 165 deaths.