Shillong, Apr 16: The burial of the 69-year-old Doctor of Shillong city hospital, Dr. John Sailo Ryntathiang who succumbed to COVID-19 will be carried out here on Thursday at the Riatsamthiah Prebyterian Church cemetary at Lawmali based on the guidelines issued by the Union Ministry of Health.
The funeral will take place between 11 am and 11:30 am at Lawmali, sources said.
Government official sources said that the corpse of the deceased was wrapped in a three-layer package that was disinfected with hypochlorite solution.
“As per the guidelines of Union Ministery of Health, the health workers along with the driver of the hearse service were provided with protective equipment,” sources informed.
It was informed that the funeral will be conducted by a pastor and few church elders of the church and they were also provided with safety equipment.