New York has seen its coronavirus death toll double in just 72 hours, rising to 1,900 victims.
THE latest figures have resulted in the Big Apple bringing in an army of medical volunteers to try and cope with the pandemic.
New York City has been one of the most affected areas within the United States, along with other hotspots like New Orleans and South Carolina.
Bodies of the victims in NYC have started to be loaded onto refrigerated mortuary lorries outside the overwhelmed hospitals.
President Donald Trump conceded the government is running out of personal protective equipment used by doctors and nurses and warned of “horrific” times ahead..