New York: makeshift hospitals set up as Cuomo warns ‘tsunami is coming’

Huge medical ship docks in New York harbour and medical tents pitched in Central Park as officials scramble to secure supplies

In New York City on Monday, ghostly white tents were pitched in Central Park, a huge medical ship docked in the harbor and the state’s first temporary 2,500-bed emergency overflow hospital opened, all heralding a new front in the fight against Covid-19 – as the state recorded its first thousand fatalities from the disease.

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