Texas officials have requested five new refrigerated trucks for the body due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in the state, the report said.


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Medical personnel will move a dead patient to a refrigerated truck that acts as a morgue at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City on April 9, 2020. ANGELA WEISS / AFP via Getty Images

According to a recent report, Texas officials have requested five additional morgue trucks to contain the dead COVID-19 victims. NBC news report..

State Department spokesman Chris Van Dusen told NBC News that more refrigerated car requests weren’t from a particular town or hospital, but purely a precautionary measure as incidents increased in the state. Said.

The report states that the truck will be sent by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to San Antonio, where the vehicle can be distributed to the required areas.

In Texas, on average for seven days, about 14,453 people are infected with COVID-19 daily. New York Times‘Coronavirus tracker. The number of COVID-19 cases is not limited to rising statistics in Texas. About 160 people died from the virus on Wednesday, an increase of 325% 14 days ago.

As more and more cases of coronavirus overload the system, state healthcare facilities are becoming more and more crowded and debilitating. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Hospitals in his area already lacked enough pediatric ICU beds, he said in a video.

“Your child will wait for another child to die” before getting one Jenkins said.

Despite the hospitals around the state Ask for help and resourcesGovernor Greg Abbott continues to speak loudly against the enforcement of vaccine obligations or the re-enforcement of face mask obligations.Abbott signed Executive order In July, cities and government agencies will be banned from demanding mask and vaccine obligations.

Several judges, including Jenkins, opposed and rebelled against Abbott’s executive order and issued mask orders. The Texas Supreme Court upheld Abbott in a Sunday ruling blocking mask and vaccine obligations.Still, Jenkins has him and Dallas County Act in rebellion Then make some changes to maintain that mask mandate.

“We will not stop working with parents, doctors, schools, businesses, etc. to protect you.” Jenkins tweeted Sunday night.

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