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Hospitals in Madhya Pradesh denying death certificates to kin of COVID deceased

Updated : June 03, 2021 21:56:47 IST

COVID-19 has brought tremendous trauma and suffering to several Indian families, many of who have lost their sole income earners. However, if that wasn't enough, these families are now fighting another nightmare as they run from pillar to post to obtain death certificates of the deceased to avail compensation announced by the Centre and state.

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Hospitals seem to be allegedly denying death certificates and some are even changing the cause of death mentioned on certificates.

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News18's Manoj Sharma spoke to such families in Madhya Pradesh who are left helpless by the system.

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