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Burials On Hart Island [Video]

Burials On Hart Island

As New York City fights to keep up with a surge in deaths during the coronavirus pandemic, its age-old practice of burying the unclaimed dead in mass graves has come under the microscope.

Credit: Cheddar Inc.     Duration: 04:18Published
The dark history of NYC's Hart Island [Video]

The dark history of NYC's Hart Island

It's where New Yorkers without relatives or close ones are buried, even during the coronavirus crisis. Hart Island has a long history of tragedies and secrets...

Credit: BRUT     Duration: 05:15Published
New York City mass burials of COVID-19 victims in Hart Island [Video]

New York City mass burials of COVID-19 victims in Hart Island

**Multi-language subtitle and captions are provided. Please turn on cc to select. NEW YROK - Vincent Mingalone, a florist who who worked on the burial detail in Hart Island until mid February, narrates..

Credit: Newsvia English     Duration: 01:31Published
Makeshift morgue for coronavirus dead at Randall's Island in NYC [Video]

Makeshift morgue for coronavirus dead at Randall's Island in NYC

At least 60 refrigerated trailers sat in a parking lot outside of Icahn Stadium on Randall's Island on Friday (April 10) as New York City reported another 233 deaths from the coronavirus..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 01:43Published
Drone Footage Shows Mass Grave In New York [Video]

Drone Footage Shows Mass Grave In New York

Drone footage shows a mass grave in New York City with dozens of coffins.

Credit: HuffPost NOW News     Duration: 00:52Published
New York City Burying Coronavirus Dead In Hart Island Potter's Field [Video]

New York City Burying Coronavirus Dead In Hart Island Potter's Field

New York City officials have hired contract laborers to bury the dead in its potter’s field on Hart Island. The decision was made as the city’s daily death rate from the coronavirus pandemic..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:37Published
New York State Has More COVID-19 Cases Than Any Country In The World [Video]

New York State Has More COVID-19 Cases Than Any Country In The World

New York state has reported over 160,000 cases of COVID-19. According to Reuters, the state's staggering number of confirmed cases is higher than any other country in the world. New York Gov. Andrew..

Credit: Wochit Tech     Duration: 00:32Published
New York City To Bury Unclaimed Bodies [Video]

New York City To Bury Unclaimed Bodies

The coronavirus pandemic is killing hundreds of people in New York City each day. To accommodate the dead before families claim them, hospitals are having to go to extremes. The city's medical examiner..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published
Are Public Burials At Hart Island Coming? [Video]

Are Public Burials At Hart Island Coming?

On Monday, Councilman Mark Levine tipped off a firestorm of social media chaos after tweeting what a worst-case temporary burial scenario could look like due to the coronavirus pandemic. CBS2's Jessica..

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 02:28Published

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New York buries unclaimed bodies at fast pace to clear space in morgues for coronavirus victims

Burials are now being done five days a week at Hart Island, with roughly 25 bodies lowered into trenches each day, according to a city official. Drone footage and images of burial crews in freshly dug..
IndiaTimes - Published

New York City hires laborers to bury dead in Hart Island potter's field amid coronavirus surge

New York City officials have hired contract laborers to bury the dead in its potter's field on Hart Island as the city's daily death rate from the coronavirus epidemic has reached grim new records in..
Reuters India - Published

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