Associated Press: COVID-19 Deaths Overwhelm Morgue in Cowlitz County

Associated Press: COVID-19 Deaths Overwhelm Morgue in Cowlitz County. “A recent increase in COVID-19 deaths has overwhelmed a southwest Washington county’s storage capacity, prompting the coroner to ask the commissioners declare an emergency to allow the county to bring in a refrigeration trailer. Cowlitz County commissioners agreed Tuesday to the request to help expand capacity until the new morgue is ready for staff to move into in about a month.”

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