The Ukrainian metropolis of Dnipro has so considerably registered only 13 coronavirus bacterial infections and no fatalities attributed to Covid-19, but the area authorities have previously dug around 600 clean graves, just to be confident.
Unwilling to danger the very same form of insubordination from his constituents, the mayor of Dnipro, a metropolis of almost 1 million men and women, has absent to serious lengths to make confident locals recognize the dangers of disregarding social distancing measures.
Past 7 days, Mayor Borys Filatov wrote on Facebook that community authorities had been making ready for the worst, incorporating that in excess of 600 new graves have now been dug in preparation for anticipated fatalities.
“We are preparing for the worst. Not 400, but 600 graves were being dug in the metropolis cemeteries for the attainable burial of the coronavirus lifeless. One particular-thousand thick plastic bags have been bought for storing bodies,” Filatov wrote.
The Dnipro mayor’s spokeswoman, Yulia Vitvitska, confirmed to AFP that the metropolis experienced dug 615 graves and readied 2,000 human body baggage in preparation for Covid-19 deaths. Mayor Filatov also pointed out that professional medical workers will be prohibited from executing autopsies on folks thought to have died from coronavirus infection.
And as if these statements were’t more than enough to scare folks into obeying social distancing regulations in the metropolis, pictures of hundreds of freshly dug graves in a significant subject surrounded by forest at a cemetery lined with orthodox crosses outside the house the town also commenced performing the rounds on the web.
Response to the mayor’s statements has been blended, with some accusing him of only developing far more panic among currently nervous locals, and other crediting him for getting the appropriate solution, by psychologically coercing people today to be extra careful.