10 Weeks Into New York Area’s Lockdown, Who Is Still Getting Sick?

Nearly 50,000 people in the region have tested positive for the coronavirus in the last two weeks.

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Hospitals Move Into Next Phase as New York Passes Viral Peak

A sharp drop in coronavirus patients was “like someone turned off the hose,” one doctor said. But the city’s health system faces challenges ahead.

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De Blasio Relies on Aide Who Saw ‘No Proof’ Closures Curb Coronavirus

The head of New York City’s public hospitals pushed to keep the city open in early March. Now Mayor de Blasio has put him in charge of contact tracing, deepening a rift with the Health Department.

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De Blasio Strips Control of Virus Tracing From Health Department

Several leading health officials expressed serious concerns over the transfer of contact tracing efforts to the agency that runs the city’s public hospitals, a departure from current and past practice.

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He Went to 3 Hospitals. When He Finally Got a Bed, It Was Too Late.

Luis Arellano’s struggle to receive care illustrates the difficult decisions hospitals have to make in caring for coronavirus patients. They can mean the difference between life and death.

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‘A Tragedy Is Unfolding’: Inside New York’s Virus Epicenter

In a city ravaged by an epidemic, few places have been as hard hit as central Queens.

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Coronavirus in New York Could Overwhelm Hospitals

“We are not prepared,” one doctor said. New York City’s hospitals may be moving too slowly as the outbreak spreads, experts say.

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