Photos: Bodies lined up for cremation across country amid Covid-19 spike

With an increasing number of deaths due to Covid-19, the waiting period at crematoriums across the country has gone up.

Surat: Bodies of COVID-19 victims lined up for cremation at the Ashvini Kumar crematorium, in Surat, Thursday, April 15, 2021. (PTI Photo)
Ambulances, carrying bodies of COVID-19 victims, parked outside Hindon river crematorium for their last rites, as coronavirus cases surge countrywide, in Ghaziabad, Friday, April 16, 2021. (PTI Photo)
Bodies lined up for cremation, amid a surge in Covid-19 cases across the country, at Hindon river crematorium in Ghaziabad, Friday, April 16, 2021. With an increasing number of deaths due to Covid-19, the waiting period at crematoriums has gone up. (PTI Photo)
New Delhi: Family members, wearing protective suits, perform the last rites of a person who died of COVID-19, at Nigam Bodh Ghat crematorium in New Delhi, Monday, April 12, 2021. (PTI Photo)
New Delhi: A family member, wearing a protective suit, performs the last rites of a person, who died of COVID-19 at Nigam Bodh Ghat crematorium, in New Delhi, Sunday, April 11, 2021. (PTI Photo)
Surat: Ambulances with bodies of COVID-19 victims wait at the Jahangirpura crematorium, in Surat, Thursday, April 15, 2021. (PTI Photo)
Lucknow: The Bhaisakund crematorium in Lucknow being covered with blue tin sheets on Thursday after its photo and videos showing a number of dead bodies burning went viral on social media, in Lucknow, April 15, 2021. (PTI Photo)
Bodies lined up for cremation, amid a surge in Covid-19 cases across the country, at Hindon river crematorium in Ghaziabad, Friday, April 16, 2021. With an increasing number of deaths due to Covid-19, the waiting period at crematoriums has gone up. (PTI Photo)
Ranchi: Ambulances, carrying the mortal remains of those who died of COVID-19, stand parked outside a crematorium, in Ranchi, Sunday night, April 11, 2021. (PTI Photo)
Ambulances, carrying bodies of COVID-19 victims, parked outside Hindon river crematorium for their last rites, as coronavirus cases surge countrywide, in Ghaziabad, Friday, April 16, 2021. (PTI Photo)

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