Varanasi COVID Crisis: Son Dies Due to Lack of Medical Aid, Mother Carries His Body on E-rickshaw

The COVID crisis in many states is bringing heart-wrenching stories of people dying due to lack of hospital beds and medical aid. Many even are not getting space in the graveyard after their death. The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has severely hit the medical infrastructure across the nation. One such incident has happened in Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh where a patient died after he did not get proper medical aid and he had to run from pillar to post trying to find a hospital that would provide him with treatment. The matter became worse when his mother had to ferry his body on an e-rickshaw as no ambulance was available.

A resident of Jaunpur, the victim’s name was Vinay Singh who had come to Varanasi for emergency medical care for a kidney ailment. After being denied medical treatment at Banaras Hindu University, he went to a private hospital. But even in the private hospital, he could not get medical care and scummed to his ailment right in front of his mother.

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