Things are getting pretty out of hands in the United States since the outbreak of this deadly virus, ravaging other countries on the planet as well. Just like Lagos in Nigeria, major cities in the US are also experiencing surge in the number of tested cases.
From a new report, the state of New York is now making use of makeshift refrigerated trailers for mortuary since the number of death cases keep increasing on daily basis. These makeshift morgues are situated outside 2 hospitals in the city.
According to additional information, an estimated 385 persons have lost their lives from this deadly coronavirus in New York alone, from a confirmed 37,000 cases.
If we could recall, the last time the city experienced such a high death toll was on 11 September 2001 during a terrorist attack. The growing body count is beginning to place a lot of questions on the U.S heath system.
Several refrigeration trucks were positioned at the makeshift mortuary site located along 30th Street and FDR Drive Parkway close to Bellevue Hospital, Manhattan.
We also noticed that white tents and trailers were set up outside the hospital center, close to the building used by medical examiner of the New York Bellevue Hospital.
The purpose served by these refrigerated trucks is to help alleviate mortuary space at the hospital at this critical time. These makeshift morgues will help provide enough space for dead bodies at the hospitals.