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Top NYC news: FEMA sends refrigerated trucks to hold bodies; rabbi dies 3 months after attack

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in New York City.

FEMA sends refrigerated trucks to New York City to hold bodies

There is a “desperate need” for morgue space in Queens in particular, FEMA regional administrator Thomas Von Essen said Monday. The borough has the most coronavirus cases in the city, and Elmhurst hospital has been swamped with gravely ill patients.

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Rabbi dies three months after Hanukkah night attack

Josef Neumann had been gravely injured in the machete assault in a Hasidic rabbi's home in Monsey, NY, northwest of New York City.

Read the full story on The New York Times.

De Blasio: Trump’s suggestion face masks are being stolen is ‘insulting’

The New York City mayor said Trump's comments were "incredibly insensitive to people right now who are giving their all."

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The Empire State Building was lit up like an ambulance to remind New Yorkers to stay home

New York City has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., with more than 38,000 people infected and over 900 deaths.

Read the full story on Business Insider.


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