New York mobilizes against onslaught from the virus

Grant Boone
March 26, 2020

Giant tents and big refrigerated trucks have been set up outside Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan to accommodate thousands of dead bodies in case the coronavirus overwhelms the city's morgue system. At that hospital, assistant nursing manager at Mount Sinai West, Kious Kelly, died from COVID-19 Tuesday night.

The current count of the cases is 15,597 and with 192, taken by the reaper and these stats were made available by the Johns Hopkins University.

In addition to obtaining footage from inside the hospital, sources there told ABC News that it is relatively young and seemingly healthy who have been most vulnerable to the disease. In New York and other areas in the USA with large outbreaks, healthcare workers are reporting shortages of personal protective equipment, like masks, gowns, face shields, and gloves.

According to Bryan Llenas, the number of COVID-19 is hitting the roof.

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A tent that will be used as a makeshift morgue being built in NY is seen, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. New York City has also reportedly asked FEMA for emergency mortuary assistance.

New York City, the center of the UNITED STATE episode, reported greater than 20,000 validated situations and also 280 fatalities by very earlyThursday Statewide, Gov Andrew Cuomo claimed the most terrible is yet ahead, probably leading to a remarkable 40,000 individuals in the state requiring extensive treatment. But as the coronavirus death toll rises, city officials are preparing for the worst.

In lower Manhattan, workers have put up a large tent near the central morgue, confirmed by Aja Worthy-Davis, a spokeswoman for the Office of Chief Medical Examiner.

She added that this is a precaution for the worst-case scenario, and stress it will not be needed. Just 3,000 ICU beds are presently offered in the state, according to CBS News.

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