Posted by Gareth Icke Posted on 2 April 2020

Morgue the size of two football pitches is being built in east London to hold thousands of coronavirus victims from NHS Nightingale as Britain’s death toll surges by 563 to 2,352

‘A new morgue which can hold thousands of tragic covid-19 victims, including those from the Nightingale coronavirus hospital, is being built in East London.

The mortuary, about the size of two football pitches, is being developed on forest land close to the City of London crematorium and cemetery and is expected to take the dead from the new Nightingale Hospital at the ExCel Centre.

The morgue’s proximity to the hospital, which is less than three miles away, and the cemetery has been planned to make it easier to ferry bodies from the temporary mortuary to their final resting place or the furnaces.

The grim news of the development was relayed to local residents in letters placed through their letter boxes from Newham Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz.

Around the same time builders began erecting wooden fencing around the site and diggers moved in.

The construction of the mortuary is the latest development to battle the pandemic after the government put up make-shift testing facilities at Ikea in Wembley, and another swabbing site at Chessington.

Downing Street is desperately trying to ramp up the number of checks carried out, amid fears 85 per cent of self-isolating NHS staff might be off unnecessarily due to a lack of screening. No10 today admitted just 2,000 frontline NHS workers have been tested for coronavirus.’

Read more: Morgue the size of two football pitches is being built in east London to hold thousands of coronavirus victims from NHS Nightingale as Britain’s death toll surges by 563 to 2,352

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