A mortuary attendant truck worker had to switch to using bedsheets to carry up to 80 corpses to a trailer after body bags got finished amidst the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
Erik Frampton, 46, was temporarily working at a morgue trailer in New York City when supplies started to run low due to the crisis.
The employee has described how bodies were left ripping through temporary bags, with blood and fecal matter leaking out.
Speaking to CNN, Erik said: “The bodies inside the trailer were not well marked.
“Sometimes we were forced to open up the bags to find ankle or wrist bracelets.
“We use hospital bed sheets where bags have dissapointed.
“There are tons of blood and fecal matter, etc., that have leaked out. The floor is sometimes stucked with it.
“They have obviously run out of body bags and space, with the heavy black bags being replaced with very thin white ones.
“Some are barely in the bags because they have ripped so many times.
“Almost all of the dead bodies still have their tubes in them, especially the ventilator connections. Read Here