Video: Burial of woman who died due to coronavirus in Jordan

Jordan

Published: 2020-03-28 12:44

Last Updated: 2020-03-28 13:00


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The concerned health authorities have buried this noon the 83-year-old woman who died due to coronavirus. 

The deceased was buried in the Sahab Cemetery, south of Amman.

The authorities have buried the body under strict procedures to ensure that the virus doesn't spread.

Earlier today, Head of the National Center for Forensic, Dr. Adnan Abbas said that people who die due to coronavirus in Jordan will be buried in concrete graves.

"The concerned authorities, in coordination with forensic medicine, have set certain procedures to bury people who die due to the virus," Abbas added.

In a special statement to Roya, Abbas said that the deceased in such cases are not washed, but rather burned. However, the concerned authorities have prepared concrete graves in the Sahab cemetery to bury the deceased under special conditions.

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