Die From Coronavirus At NYC's Elmurst Hospital In 1 Day

Henrietta Strickland
March 26, 2020

"This growing crisis is not abating and has already devastated hundreds of families in NY and turned our frontline professionals into true American heroes", the hospital system said in a statement.

The shortage of safety gear at one Manhattan hospital is so dire that desperate nurses have resorted to wearing trash bags - and some blame the situation for the coronavirus death of a beloved colleague.

For a rundown of cases around the nation and around the world, check the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center here.

Assembled near the Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital is the morgue to house the corpses of the COVID-19 fatalities on Tuesday.

NY reports that Kious Kelly was a nursing manager at Mount Sinai West.

"NO MORE GOWNS IN THE WHOLE HOSPITAL", they wrote on Facebook.

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

NY authorities predict that the growing COVID-19 outbreak would kill more people across the city. Andrew Cuomo said the COVID-19 outbreak in NY expanded rapidly because the city served as a gateway for worldwide travelers.

Dr. Deborah Birx also stressed according to sources, that strict quarantining for all those who have been to NYC for 14-days, to keep the contagion from spreading. And although Governor Andrew Cuomo pointed to Westchester County -first serious state epidemic in New Rochelle - as a marker of the effectiveness of social distancing, cases continue to climb. But as the coronavirus death toll rises, city officials are preparing for the worst.

In normal times, city morgues can normally handle between 800 and 900 bodies at a time, city Medical Examiner spokeswoman Aja Worthy-Davis said.

This all comes after New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's latest update on where the state stands with battling the virus.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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