(CNN)Members of the Texas National Guard were mobilized to El Paso County, Texas, to help with the morgue crisis as the state battles a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths.

1/ As we’ve seen a rapid increase in cases and hospitalizations, we are unfortunately also seeing a spike in deaths. We have been working closely with funeral homes and mortuaries to assist with increased capacity and coordination of resources. pic.twitter.com/qXfYdM5PWe

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News – The National Guard has been deployed to El Paso to provide support with the morgue crisis