Coronavirus: Hong Kong public hospitals to use refrigerated containers to store dead bodies ‘if situation demands’ as mortuaries run out of space

Published Feb 28 2022 at 6:46 AM GMT
  • Public hospitals in Hong Kong are planning to use refrigerated containers to store dead bodies, the Post has learned, as rising Covid-19 deaths have pushed the city’s mortuaries to near full capacity.
  • A public hospital source said on Monday that the measure was a contingency plan, and it would come into effect “if the situation demanded”.
  • The source did not elaborate further on what circumstances such containers would be used under.
  • The source added that the Hospital Authority was already working….



  • Published Feb 28, 2022 6:46 AM GMT