COVID-19:Sunyani Municipal Assembly to hold mass burial for 44 unclaimed, unidentified bodies


The Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive(MCE) Hon. Justina Owusu Banahene, has stated that tomorrow(Thursday), 23rd April 2020,Bono regional hospital and the Sunyani Municipal will embark on a mass burial for some unclaimed and unidentified bodies to decongest the hospitals mortuary.

The move, according to MCE, forms part of routine measures to decongest the hospital mortuary,as the unclaimed and unidentified bodies at the morgue has forced the facility to full up. “We are doing this exercise in consultation with the management of the facilities and stakeholders in environmental health” she added.

In an interview with Sunyani based Ark FM,Hon.Justina Owusu Banahene said “with the help of the security agencies, the assembly will tomorrow is set to carry out a mass burial for some 44 unknown and unclaimed dead bodies”.

The MCE further called on families to as a matter of urgency endeavour to bury their dead relatives early and organize the funeral rites later to ease congestion at the mortuary.


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