Monks host funeral for scarecrow named ‘Covid’ to beat back illness

Well, anything is worth a strive at this stage!
Monks at a temple within the central Thai province of Suphan Buri have hosted the funeral for a scarecrow, which was named “Mr. Covid Omicron”. Thai locals believed this ceremony could help ward off evil, which is Covid-19 in this case.
Residents had been scared and apprehensive about the unfold of Covid-19 of their group, and were keen to attempt every approach to chase the illness away. Aside from sporting a face masks and getting vaccinated, these monks and locals in Suphan Buri province determined to host a funeral for the Covid scarecrow, assuming (hopefully) that the illness could be gone from their lives eternally.
At Giveaway or Pai Kaek Temple, monks and locals crafted a straw scarecrow, dressed it up and renamed ‘it’ as a 2 years outdated named Covid Omicron. The age was the period for the reason that pandemic started, and the ‘birth date’ was December 2019, when the pandemic began. The straw scarecrow’s funeral was held according to Thai rituals. The ‘body’ was laying in a coffin and had monks praying for it.
In the tip, the coffin was sent to a crematorium and burnt. At least the straw would burn properly.
According to the normal belief, the ceremony would assist drive evil spirits or unhealthy luck away. We shall be eagerly watching the Covid reviews out of Suphan Buri to see if the number of covid infections magically drop..

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