El Paso County Medical Examiner's Office staff in Texas move bodies that are in bags labelled ‘Covid’ from refrigerated trailers into a morgue. Photo: Reuters El Paso County Medical Examiner's Office staff in Texas move bodies that are in bags labelled ‘Covid’ from refrigerated trailers into a morgue. Photo: Reuters
El Paso County Medical Examiner's Office staff in Texas move bodies that are in bags labelled ‘Covid’ from refrigerated trailers into a morgue. Photo: Reuters

Morgues overflow as US averages ‘one Covid-19 death per minute’

  • US health officials plan for rapid vaccine roll-out as Covid-19 surges to new heights
  • More than 2,500 deaths recorded in a 24-hour period, the highest total since late April

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
El Paso County Medical Examiner's Office staff in Texas move bodies that are in bags labelled ‘Covid’ from refrigerated trailers into a morgue. Photo: Reuters El Paso County Medical Examiner's Office staff in Texas move bodies that are in bags labelled ‘Covid’ from refrigerated trailers into a morgue. Photo: Reuters
El Paso County Medical Examiner's Office staff in Texas move bodies that are in bags labelled ‘Covid’ from refrigerated trailers into a morgue. Photo: Reuters
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