Body of Covid-19 victim left unattended in ambulance for 3 days as kin refuse to conduct last rites

Bihar: The body of a Covid-19 victim has been lying in an ambulance for the last 3 days in Katihar as the family has refused to receive the body and conduct the last rites. The kin of the Covid-19 victim has left it to the hospital authorities to dispose of the body. The hospital authorities, on the other hand, say that they don't have funds for the purpose, and once they obtain the required permissions and funds, the last rites will be conducted. India has reported 3,92,488 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. A total of 3,689 lives were lost to the COVID-19 pandemic, stated the Union Health Ministry. With this, the total number of cases rose up to 1,95,57,457 in India. The total death toll on May 2nd morning stood at 2,15,542. Currently, there are 33,49,644 active cases in India.