People carry a body past shallow graves on the banks of the Ganges River. Photo: AFP
People carry a body past shallow graves on the banks of the Ganges River. Photo: AFP

India confirms bodies found in Ganges River are coronavirus victims

  • Images of corpses drifting down the Ganges river, which is considered holy in Hinduism, have shocked the country
  • ‘The administration has information that bodies of those who have succumbed to Covid-19 are being thrown into rivers,’ said a senior state official

People carry a body past shallow graves on the banks of the Ganges River. Photo: AFP
People carry a body past shallow graves on the banks of the Ganges River. Photo: AFP
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