A woman in Melbourne experienced a heart-wrenching moment when she was stopped to say goodbye to her father for the last time.
The incident took place when a stranger asked the woman not to touch the coffin. Woman ordered her to keep a social distance.
According to the reports, hundreds of the relatives attended the ceremony through live streaming.
The Australian PM passed the order last month that not more than 10 people are allowed to attend the funerals.
To stop COVID-19 spread, social distancing was declared as one of the precautionary measures to be taken.
Ms. Becker expressed that after the basic rituals, she was standing waiting to bless her father with Holy water.
When Becker protested that it’s ‘not the right time’, the woman replied saying ‘it’s the law’.
The woman said: “It’s the cruelest act not for us only but for all the people around the world losing their loved ones.”
The pandemic has made us not to say goodbye to loved ones properly.
When Julie Olds, a South Australian woman passed away almost 200 people wanted to be a part of the funeral.
Helen Wildash, daughter of Julie grieves on how crucial circumstances the virus has created. We cannot express the grieve of losing loved ones freely.
Even after the cases have reduced, the Health Minister, Greg Hunt is still not in favor of losing the law.
According to the recent reports, there are 6,360 cases registered in Australia with 61 deaths reported.