Bodies buried in NYC trench increase amid pandemic

Workers in hazmat outfits were seen stacking wooden coffins in deep trenches in Hart Island.Officials say burials are being ramped up at site which has long been used for people with no next of kin or families who cannot afford a funeral.New York state now has more coronavirus cases than any single country.

The states confirmed caseload of Covid-19 is nearly 162 000 of whom 7844 have died.Spain has recorded about 157000 cases and Italy 143 600 while China where the virus emerged last year has nearly 83000 cases.The US as a whole has recorded 467000 cases and about 16700 deaths.Globally there are 1.6 million cases and 97000 deaths.

The drone footage comes from Hart Island off the Bronx in Long Island Sound which has been used for more than 150 years by city officials as a mass burial site for those with no nextof kin or families who cannot afford funerals.Video dekho te eh video nu share kro per eh video kamjor dil wale na dekhan.Normally, about 25 bodies a week are interred on the island, according to the Associated Press news agency.

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