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  • temporary morgues have been set up in some areas of Britain after local hospitals ran out of space for bodies from covert 19 deaths.

  • The UK has reported record levels of fatalities and new infections in the last few weeks, fueled by a new variant of the coronavirus that threatens to overwhelm the health system.

  • In the county of Surrey, just south of London, hospital mortuaries have reached their capacity of 600 leading local authorities to set up a temporary morgue there.

  • A spokesman for the Surrey Resilience Forum said the facilities were asked to collect bodies to quote, avoid patients who have sadly died being left on wards or as we have seen overseas left in corridors.

  • He added that there were around 170 bodies currently being kept at the Headley Court facility, formerly a Ministry of Defense site in Leatherhead.

  • The temporary mortuary was first arranged in April during the U.

  • K's initial outbreak and her space for 845 bodies.

  • Similar facilities have been constructed or are being constructed both in London and the south eastern county of Kent.

temporary morgues have been set up in some areas of Britain after local hospitals ran out of space for bodies from covert 19 deaths.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/13
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