Workers build a barrier to obstruct the street-level view of a loading platform leading into refrigerated trailers serving as a makeshift morgue in New York on Monday. The trailers are also running out of room. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: New York mulls mass graves as victims fill morgues

  • Deaths at home averaging 200 to 215 a day, compared to usual 20 to 25, threatening to overwhelm city’s capacity
  • Despite earlier reports of park burials, Mayor Bill de Blasio says such temporary interments would probably be made on Hart Island in Long Island Sound
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Workers build a barrier to obstruct the street-level view of a loading platform leading into refrigerated trailers serving as a makeshift morgue in New York on Monday. The trailers are also running out of room. Photo: AP
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