Man Dies On Road, Body Lies Unattended For 3 Hours Over COVID Fears In UP: The person began experiencing problem in respiration and died on the way in which. (Representational)

Man Dies On Road, Body Lies Unattended For 3 Hours Over COVID Fears In UP

Shahjahanpur:

The physique of a 60-year-old man remained unattended for nearly three hours on a roadside in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur, as folks suspected that he had died as a consequence of COVID-19, an official stated on Wednesday.

The person, recognized as Liaqat, was a hairdresser in Mumbai and had lately returned to Tilhar in Shahjahanpur, he stated.

Mr Liaqat was going to satisfy his niece on Tuesday, however began experiencing problem in respiration and died on the way in which, the official stated.

The folks feared they could get contaminated with the coronavirus in the event that they went close to him and his physique remained unattended for nearly three hours, the official stated.

“On Tuesday night, we bought data that the physique of an individual was mendacity unattended. A ticket from Mumbai was discovered from his possession. This created doubts that the individual is a COVID-19 suspect. After this, senior officers have been knowledgeable,” stated Qamruzama, the in-charge of Tilhar major well being centre.

He stated the physique was buried on Tuesday evening, as per the COVID-19 pointers, and the graveyard was sanitised.

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