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An Air Force member exits a tent builded as makeshift morgue outside of Bellevue Hospital on March 25, 2020 in New York City.

Photos show how New York is grappling with the coronavirus outbreak as the city rushes to build new hospitals and the state death toll surpasses 1,550...

The coronavirus outbreak in the US has hit New York the hardest, leaving the streets eerily empty and the hospitals hopelessly overwhelmed.

New York City police will force people off crowded subway cars to enforce social distancing, even as trains fill to the brim with essential workers

Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement on a local news station Monday morning, even as straphangers reported packed commutes.

Families of New York construction workers say it is ‘unacceptable’ that they are still building luxury condos despite the city’s cor...

"If he were building a hospital, I would be fully supportive," the wife of a worker said. "Risking your life to build luxury condos is unacceptable."
Workers construct a makeshift morgue outside Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital on Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

New York City has built a makeshift morgue as the city deals with a massive spike in coronavirus deaths, as 88 die in one day

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio also said it's likely that half of all New Yorkers will get the coronavirus.

Mayor Bill de Blasio: New York City will release select inmates who are over 70 and have certain pre-existing conditions

Mayor de Blasio said 300 Rikers Island inmates in higher-risk categories will be released, with the exception of domestic violence cases.

New York City hospitals will ‘go broke’ from the coronavirus crisis unless the federal government steps in to help, says Mayor Bill de Bla...

"Our hospitals, bluntly, are going to start to go broke," de Blasio said. "We gotta shore up those hospitals."
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference for the outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at City Hall in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., March 17, 2020.

New York City’s mayor warns April and May are going to be ‘a lot worse’ than March as coronavirus cases surge

"So bluntly, it's going to get worse, a lot worse, before it gets better," New York City's Bill de Blasio said as coronavirus cases spike.
Health workers check-in people in their cars at a new drive-thru coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing center at the South Beach Psychiatric Center in the Staten Island borough of New York City.

Here’s how to get a coronavirus test in New York City if you’re feeling sick

New York State has opened a drive-through coronavirus testing facility on Staten Island. You can call 888-364-3065 to make an appointment.
NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital is screening some low-risk patients with symptoms of COVID-19 in these makeshift tents.

A major New York City hospital is using makeshift tents to screen some people with symptoms of the novel coronavirus away from other patients

With cases of the coronavirus soaring across the US, NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital is screening some low-risk patients away from staff and patients.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio again calls for ‘shelter in place,’ even though he can’t make the order

De Blasio on the coronavirus outbreak. "We have to recognize at this point that we're running out of options."