Kathmandu : At least 98 people have died at a nursing home in New York. All of them died of corona virus infections, officials said Friday.
“It’s heartbreaking, irreparable damage, impossible and unimaginable, I can’t believe it,” said New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. He said the loss of life in the same nursing home was perhaps the rarest in the United States.
Of those killed, 13 died on Friday alone, according to a statement issued by the nursing home. Those who died in the nursing home will not be buried immediately. Their bodies have been kept intact for feat of further spread of the corona virus.
The United States is currently one of the world’s most affected and infected countries by the corona virus. As of Saturday afternoon, a total of 65,776 people had died in the United States. Similarly, the total number of infected people has reached 1.13 million.