As a result of the collapse of the towers of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, 2753 people were killed. As of April 3, in New York, 2,935 patients died of COVID-19 disease.
In the state of New York (USA), 2935 people died of coronavirus disease COVID-19, Reuters reported April 3, citing local authorities.
Over the past day, the number of deaths has increased by 562, said Governor Andrew Cuomo.
The mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, at a briefing, warned that the city is in dire need of an increase in the number of medical personnel, medical supplies and hospital beds. He called on the federal government to mobilize the US military to help the country’s largest metropolis.
The agency notes that during the epidemic in New York, more people died than during the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Then 2753 people died (2606 in the towers and 147 on board two planes that crashed into them). Total victims of unprecedented terrorist attacks that committed 19 members of the al-Qaeda terrorist organization, 2977 people became.
On March 26, in New York, for the first time since September 2001, temporary mobile morgues were installed.
An outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus infection began in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. March 11 World Health Organization announced the spread of coronavirus pandemic. By given American Johns Hopkins University on the morning of April 4, the total number of infected in the world exceeded 1.1 million, of which almost 59 thousand people died, more than 226 thousand recovered.
In the USA, almost 278 thousand cases of the disease were confirmed (first place in the world), more than 7000 patients died.