New Zealand sees record high Covid cases… buying refrigerated containers for Covid bodies

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Refrigerated containers are being hired, bought, and scoped out to store Covid-19 bodies across the country.

Not all district health boards have morgues and many that do are wary the virus may overwhelm capacity.

The Ministry of Health’s influenza pandemic plan written in 2017 warned mass fatalities could overrun services storing and disposing of bodies.

It suggested bringing in refrigerated containers to stop them decomposing.

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