«Armageddon» in the Big Apple – The virus has silenced New York like no terror, no hurricane

Covid-19 panicked the city of cities briefly and then into a long dead silence. Now they are temporarily placing their victims in a mass grave on Hart Island.

The morgues are overcrowded: the dead are temporarily buried in the poor cemetery on Hart Island off the Bronx.

Video: AP

The virus sits all over this ghost town. It has made its way into the maximum security prisons and into the neighborhoods of the Orthodox Jews. It infected the doctors on the front lines and the rich in the suburban mansions. It’s killed old Broadway playwrights and middle-aged cops and dynamic priests and marathon runners and award-winning actors and a young school principal in Brooklyn.

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