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

Well, anything is value a attempt at this stage!
Monks at a temple in 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 may help ward off evil, which is Covid-19 on this case.
Residents had been scared and nervous about the unfold of Covid-19 of their community, and were prepared to strive every method to chase the illness away. Aside from wearing Guide 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 would be gone from their lives endlessly.
At Uthum Phararam Temple or Pai Kaek Temple, monks and locals crafted a straw scarecrow, dressed it up and renamed ‘it’ as a 2 years outdated named Covid Omicron.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 since the pandemic started, and the ‘birth date’ was December 2019, when the pandemic started. 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 end, the coffin was despatched to a crematorium and burnt. At least the straw would burn properly.
According to the standard perception, the ceremony would assist drive evil spirits or dangerous luck away. We might be eagerly watching the Covid reviews out of Suphan Buri to see if the number of covid infections magically drop..

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