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Coronavirus Pandemic: Delhi DMs asked to identify additional land for cremation, burial – News 24

New Delhi: The varied District Magistrates within the nationwide capital on Monday had been asked to identify lands for cremation or burial grounds, that are fairly away from the residential areas.

In a letter to all of the District Magistrates of Delhi, Rajesh Goyal, Additional CEO, Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) demanded a report on the identical by four p.m. on June 3.

The letter asked the DMs to identify locations, areas for creating additional capability for affected person beds in addition to additional land for cremation and burial grounds.

“As you are aware that in view of the increasing number of Covid-19 patients in Delhi, it is imperative to plan in advance for enhancing the capacity of patient beds and also to identify additional cremation and burial grounds,” the letter reads.

It asked the DMs to identify and supply the data on high precedence.

“Indoor air conditioned locations, preferably large multipurpose halls, banquet halls and indoor stadiums etc. for putting up extra beds for Covid-19 patients along with capacity of each such location,” it stated.

It additionally demanded the current areas of cremation and burial grounds in addition to “additionally identified locations or lands for cremation and burial grounds which are reasonably away from the residential areas”.

As of date, Delhi has reported 523 covid deaths for the reason that outbreak of the an infection. Also the circumstances depend has crossed 20,000 mark, with 11,565 of them energetic circumstances.

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