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New photos of New York City's disaster hospital in the Javits Center reveal rows of make-shift hospital rooms

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

The Javits Center in New York City is being converted into a disaster hospital as the number of coronavirus cases in the city tops 23,000 .
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Twitter that the center will open on Monday, March 31.
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With more than 23,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York City , new photos reveal rows of make-shift hospital rooms inside the disaster hospital being set up in the Javits Center. And they show just how dire the situation is becoming.
Last weekend, in an effort to combat the growing number of...
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New York City 911 calls shoot to hit their highest level since 9/11 during coronavirus pandemic

New York City 911 calls shoot to hit their highest level since 9/11 during coronavirus pandemic

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

New York City received more medical emergency calls on a single day during the coronavirus outbreak than the record number of medical calls received during 9/11, a report said.
The city received 6,550 calls on March 25 with some wait times reaching between three and four hours.
First-responders are also getting sick, with 10% of responders not reporting to work.
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The coronavirus pandemic has spikes the number of New York City medical emergency calls the city received to levels not seen since 9/11, according to a report by Bloomberg .
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New York City hospitals are 11 days from running out of beds as the number of new coronavirus cases explodes

New York City hospitals are 11 days from running out of beds as the number of new coronavirus cases explodes

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

New York City has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the US.
Already filled with patients battling coronavirus, hospitals are bracing for the peak of the outbreak. They hope the outbreak slows next week, even as Gov. Andrew Cuomo says cases are expected to keep climbing.
If the coronavirus case count keeps surging, "we'll have a problem," one hospital executive told Business Insider.
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New York City's hospitals are on wartime footing.
They're converting every available space into room for patients. Medical students are...
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