Press Reporter News Service
Panchkula, April 29
With Covid deaths climbing within the district, as many as 13 our bodies had been cremated on the Sector 20 crematorium, only one in need of its capability.
MC officers stated they’d been intimated about 23 deaths however they obtained solely 13 our bodies on the crematorium. On account of an alarming surge of Covid-related deaths, it has been determined to completely or partially reserve the crematoriums throughout the district for Covid victims.
Solely Covid victims can be cremated on the Sector 20 crematorium. A civic physique official stated a gasifier chamber on the Sector 20 crematorium was prepared to make use of. As many as eight our bodies could possibly be cremated on the facility in a day, the official stated. As per the civic physique, they require 200 quintal of woodlogs to cremate Covid our bodies every day.
MC Commissioner RK Singh stated to scale back the burden on the Sector 20 crematorium, they’ve elevated the capability of the Sector 28 crematorium to 40. Although the Sector 28 crematorium has solely six sheds, the our bodies can be burnt on newly constructed platforms within the open. He stated an LPG crematorium in Kalka with a capability to cremate 10 Covid our bodies every day was additionally in use.
In the meantime, 4 sheds at a crematorium in Ramgarh have been reserved for Covid our bodies.