NGO helps funeral of corona patient

Erode,
The Vidiyal Youth Forum, an NGO, and the health department volunteered to bury the body of a person who died due to corona as none of the relatives and villagers came forward to bury it. Konga Mallappa (55) hails from Pasappanthotti village next to Talawadi in Erode district.

He has been suffering from fever for the last few days. Examination confirmed that he had a corona infection.

He was rushed to Erode Government Hospital. But, he left for his home on Monday as a full curfew was imposed.

There was a sudden suffocation while he was isolating himself at home.

He died before the doctors could go there.

His body was at home as no relatives or villagers came he succumbed to corona.

Upon learning of this, the youths and health workers of the Vidyal Youth Forum volunteered to bury the body by taking it in an ambulance and bury it.

The action of the forum and health officials moved the people in the area.

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