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USA: Body loaded into refrigerated truck near NYC hospital as coronavirus death toll rises02:18

USA: Body loaded into refrigerated truck near NYC hospital as coronavirus death toll rises

United States, New York City
April 01, 2020 at 23:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

A body was seen being loaded into a refrigerated truck at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, on Wednesday, as the city's coronavirus death toll rises to 1,374.

As the city's hospitals are struggling to cope with the rising number of deaths, dozens of refrigerated trucks

have been deployed near the medical centres.

According to the city's officials quoted in media reports, such a deployment is the biggest since the 9/11 terror attacks.

The US is the county with the most coronavirus cases globally. According to the latest Johns Hopkins University data, the US has registered 209,071​ cases with 4,633 deaths.

USA: Body loaded into refrigerated truck near NYC hospital as coronavirus death toll rises02:18
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A body was seen being loaded into a refrigerated truck at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, on Wednesday, as the city's coronavirus death toll rises to 1,374.

As the city's hospitals are struggling to cope with the rising number of deaths, dozens of refrigerated trucks

have been deployed near the medical centres.

According to the city's officials quoted in media reports, such a deployment is the biggest since the 9/11 terror attacks.

The US is the county with the most coronavirus cases globally. According to the latest Johns Hopkins University data, the US has registered 209,071​ cases with 4,633 deaths.

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