Hong Kong’s largest mortuary, which can hold up to 830 bodies, opened last Thursday. Photo: May Tse
Hong Kong’s largest mortuary, which can hold up to 830 bodies, opened last Thursday. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong’s largest mortuary hopes to address rising demand for storage space to cope with Covid deaths

  • The New Territories (Sha Tin) Forensic Medicine Centre, which can hold up to 830 bodies, will replace the Fu Shan Public Mortuary
  • Mortuaries are facing huge pressures as they have had to process 50 bodies a day since December, Department of Health consultant Dr Poon Wai-ming says

Hong Kong’s largest mortuary, which can hold up to 830 bodies, opened last Thursday. Photo: May Tse
Hong Kong’s largest mortuary, which can hold up to 830 bodies, opened last Thursday. Photo: May Tse
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