More than have the deaths were men.
Many of them have had to work despite shortages in safety gear, continuing to risk their lives as they battle the virus.
"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. Most of the people killed by COVID-19 came from New York City.
"It's the number one priority of our public hospital system right now", New York City Health and also Hospitals representative Christopher Millers claimed, per the New York DailyNews He included that the "virus continues to take an especially bad toll on the elderly and people with preexisting conditions". "As part of that declaration, agencies like OCME (the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner) have enacted emergency contingency plans to help prepare for every possible outcome". The city is also seeking additional beds, medical equipment, doctors, and nurses to serve the growing number of COVID-19 patients. What happened to New YorkGov. "But it's true that his greatest weakness is also his greatest strength".
Sources cite Michael Lanotte, executive director of the New York State Funeral Directors Association, saying these units are for the humane treatment of the victims before sent to funeral parlour.
His sister confirmed his death to The Post, saying she was told he had been in the ICU, but that he did not think it was serious. In California, officials demanded a lockout covering the 40 million residents on March 20.
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. The number of deaths in New York City increased 110 percent since Tuesday night, March 24.