In New York City, people in protective gear were seen loading what appeared to be bodies onto refrigerated trucks serving as makeshift morgues, according to photos and videos circulating on social media.
New York City, currently the nation’s epicenter for the coronavirus outbreak with more than 33,000 cases and 776 deaths, recently ordered 45 trailer-trucks to hold bodies in the event that hospitals and city morgues became overwhelmed with the dead, according to Bloomberg News. By this weekend, the trailers were apparently in use.
Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News
Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com
Follow VICE News here:
More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo