NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS REPLACE PRISON INMATES AT OVERFLOWING TEXAS MORGUE AS COVID DEATHS SOAR

© Provided by The Independent Texas National Guard troops were deployed to El Paso to help deal with morgues overflowing with Covid victims.A team of 36 soldiers was sent to the border city “to provide mortuary affairs support” and replace inmates being paid $2 an hour to handle bodies.Authorities say the team was mobilised after a major spike in cases and deaths in the state.“As ...