The relevant authorities in Egypt exhumed two bodies from the grave, due to an administrative error in a hospital in Damietta Governorate, north of the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
According to the Egyptian “Echo of the Country” website, the incident began when a hospital designated for sanitary isolation delivered a replacement body to a family of a deceased person with the emerging coronavirus.
The website said that a deceased had been infected with Corona, and he was transferred to isolation, but his health condition deteriorated and he died of his injury, and after his death, the hospital administration called his children to come by an ambulance to receive the body and bury it, but the hospital workers were surprised during the delivery of the body that it was not the body of their relatives, but a corpse. another man.
It turned out that their father’s body was replaced, and he was buried in the cemetery of the family of another deceased in the village of Al-Bustan, affiliated to the Damietta district, which required moving to these cemeteries and exhuming the body.
After the exhumation of the body, under police supervision, the body was buried and buried in the cemetery of the family residing in Kafr Saad Center.
Against the background of the accident, the Damietta Health Directorate opened an investigation into the incident due to the state of negligence and failure to work, which caused the two bodies to be replaced.
Source: Country Echo