New York

Top NYC news: Number of cases surges; closed caskets, empty chairs at Queens funeral home; more

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in New York City.

DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

Trump said he may announce a plan to quarantine the greater New York City area on Saturday.

Read the full story on POLITICO.

Coronavirus killing people in New York City at rate of one every 17 minutes

New Yorkers have been dying at a rate of one every 17 minutes, according to the latest grim citywide statistics. On both Thursday and Friday, another 84 people died in the city from the coronavirus, as the number of positive cases and of those who are critically ill also climbed.

Read the full story on

Closed caskets, empty chairs at funeral home in virus center

A funeral home in New York City has seen a steady stream of people who have died from the coronavirus

Read the full story on NBC LA.

Giving birth in the epicenter of the pandemic

Thousands of women in the U.S. have given birth over the last month, many in the very hospitals where medical professionals have been preparing for an onslaught of patients stricken with COVID-19. 

Read the full story on PBS NewsHour.

This story was created automatically using data about news stories on social media from CrowdTangle, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.