But that’s just the peak of the iceberg. The patient’s (Devrambhai Bhisikar) kin were handed the corpse of another Covid-19 patient, India Today reported.
Due to the precautionary measures prescribed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), the family did not unseal the body bag and cremated it without confirming the identity of the deceased.
Family members were informed of his demise on the afternoon of 29 May. A day later on 30 May they received a call from the Ahmedabad civil hospital, informing them of improvement in Devrambhai’s health.
Devrambhai’s relative Nileshbhai told reporters that the family was still confused In fact, when the family contacted the hospital on 30th May after receiving the phone call, they were told that the call made to them could have been a mistake and Dharambhai had indeed passed away the day before.