No reason to deprive the dead of last rites: Bombay HC junks pleas against burial in Mumbai cemeteries on fear of COVID-19 spread from soil

The Court passed the ruling on noting that there was no scientific evidence at present to show that COVID-19 may spread to living human beings from the cadaver of any suspected/confirmed COVID-19 infected individual.
No reason to deprive the dead of last rites: Bombay HC junks pleas against burial in Mumbai cemeteries on fear of COVID-19 spread from soil

The Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed pleas filed against Mumbai municipal authorities for permitting burials at three cemeteries in Bandra (West) amid the COVID-19. The pleas had been moved on fears that COVID-19 may spread through the buried bodies. (Bombay High Court Judgment - Burial of COVID-19 patients)

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