As many as 16 new graves have been dug as a contingency measure at Manchester's Southern Cemetary over the last few days. It is believed that the graves were prepared due to fears over staffing levels amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The large South Cemetery is in Chorlton, South Manchester and is one of the biggest in the region. The footage filmed directly at the cemetery shows multiple mounds of... Еще earth that have been prepared next to many open graves in the eastern part of the cemetery.
A local council spokesperson reportedly said that the graves were prepared ahead of time just incase workers at the cemetery had to self-isolate. .
The United Kingdom has over 60,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus thus far, while 7,097 have died after testing positive for the disease.