January 17, 2021

Coronavirus in New York: 24 hours on the frontline

The figure was reached only three weeks after the first coronavirus death in the city.

The outbreak has placed New York at the centre of the global pandemic and put an unprecedented strain on the city’s emergency workers and frontline staff.

Over the course of Tuesday, six of those people – two doctors, an undertaker, two senior care home staff and a food delivery worker – kept diaries of their day and shared them with the BBC.

 

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