With no signs of letting up anytime soon, the coronavirus has hit a New York hospital hard, 13-deaths in 24 hours. The latest plague of cases took the life of a 48-year-old first responder at Mt Sinai. Nursing manager Jordan Kelly was treating patients when he felt he had come down with symptoms of covid-19.
The death of Kious Jordan Kelly, 48, was confirmed by Mount Sinai Hospital. It comes amid an escalating crisis in New York in which hospitals are faced with surging numbers of coronavirus patients and shortages of crucial medical equipment and protective gear for staffers. Kelly suffered from severe asthma, said his sister, Marya Sherron, she questioned whether his death could have been prevented and expressed alarm over the reports of inadequate protection for hospitals, NBC reported.
Deaths in the U.S. have reached over 1,000 deaths, the most of any country. The tri-state area has more than 37,000 cases and over 400 deaths. Hospitals are in short supply; their is an urgent need for supplies from masks to ventilator across the United States. Deaths in the U.S. have reached over 1,000 deaths, the most of any country.