When The Wire contacted Ram Nagina, the municipal officer in charge of the COVID-19 death records in Lucknow’s cremation grounds, he refused to share any information. “I am busy and I don’t have the data right now,” Nagina said.
Delhi tonight. The loneliness of the COVID Cremation ground. And if you start tabulating those dying at hospitals en masse amid oxygen shortages ... 25 Jaipur Golden, 25 Ganga Ram.. 22 Nashik... anyone counting our dead ?
COVID-19 crisis: Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital gets 5 MT of oxygen, highest in 3 days
Held meeting today to discuss ramping up COVID dedicated & ICU beds at govt's 4 hospitals – AIIMS, Lady Hardinge, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia & Safdarjung. These hospitals also been asked to make preparations to add more beds if pandemic surges further: Union Health Min DrHarsh Vardhan
Forgotten in our anger over the confirmation of Barrett is Mitch adjourning the Senate immediately after. No Covid relief as hospitalizations surge upward. They have time to ram through a justice to overturn ACA and Roe v Wade but no time to look after a raging pandemic. VOTE
McConnell called off the Senate next week because of Covid. But Lindsey tasked with continuing to ram through extreme SCOTUS nominee on Monday. Now the Rs on committee refusing to test for the virus. What does that tell you about their desire to protect others? To protect you?
Ram is associated with the IT industry. On his return from overseas he felt feverish and sadly, he was COVID-19 positive. However, Ram followed the guidance of his doctors, stayed at home, protected himself and his family. Here is his story... #MannKiBaat