New Guidelines for funerals in Kerala


Thiruvananthapuram: The state health ministry issued new guidelines for the funeral of the people who died of COVID 19 in Kerala.  According to the new guidelines, the kin of the dead people can see the body with COVID protocols.

Health Minister KK Shailaja said close relatives can see the deceased individual’s face at the isolation ward/mortuary/cremation or burial site. However, the minister underscored that these relaxations will be subject to strict adherence to COVID protocols.

 The minister said that permission has been granted to conduct local and religious ceremonies in strict compliance with the Covid norms.