Ministers consider 'additional body storage capacity' amid coronavirus outbreak

By Dan Peters | 09 March 2020

The Government has drawn up plans to provide nearly 200 buildings with a combined capacity for about 15,000 bodies as the spread of coronavirus intensifies.

With the number of Covid-19 cases in the UK now exceeding 270, ministers have been considering whether to secure ‘additional body storage capacity’ to ‘help meet some of the pressure likely to arise if there is a severe pandemic in the UK’.

Want full article access?


Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.

`

Already a subscriber? Login

Whitehall Politics MHCLG Chief executives Emergency planning Coronavirus
Top

Coronavirus Update

x

In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of you may not be able to receive your copy of TheMJ magazine. If you’d like to change your delivery address, please contact our subscriptions department at customer@hgluk.com
Read The MJ for free

OR
Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter

theMJ products