Texas deployed its National Guard to help with overflowing morgues in El Paso as the coronavirus death toll rises

Nov 21, 2020 - Business Insider

El Paso's morgues are so overwhelmed from an influx of coronavirus deaths that Texas is sending in its National Guard to help process bodies.

"As we've seen a rapid increase in cases and hospitalizations, we are unfortunately also seeing a spike in deaths," El Paso Mayor Dee Margo said in a statement. "The Texas Military will provide us with the critical personnel to carry out our fatality management plan and we are very grateful to them ...