Skip to comments.The New York Neighborhoods With the Most Coronavirus Cases
Posted on 04/02/2020 2:42:33 AM PDT by abb
The new coronavirus has struck hardest in working-class neighborhoods in New York Citys outer boroughs, city data shows, underlining how the pandemic has ravaged densely packed lower-income areas where social-distancing guidelines have proved difficult to implement.
Two areas of QueensCorona and Elmhursthave led the city in reported infections, with 947 and 831 as of March 31, respectively, the data show. Both neighborhoods are heavily populated by immigrants who live in close quarters, often with multiple families sharing a dwelling, said City Councilman Francisco Moya.
Dr. Mitchell Katz, the chief executive and president of NYC Health + Hospitals, said it is difficult for some people to isolate and maintain social distancing to slow the spread of the virus, especially in the hardest-hit neighborhoods in Queens. You may have multiple families living together in a very small apartment, so its easy to understand why theres a lot of transmission of Covid occurring, he said Wednesday.
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Wednesday released the raw numbers of people who were tested and those who were diagnosed with the infection, broken down by ZIP Code, after Mayor Bill de Blasio had resisted the move for more than a week.
By contrast, wealthier neighborhoods had fewer tests and positive cases. In the ZIP Code covering lower Manhattan near the World Trade Center, 24 people were tested and six were positive, data show. Battery Park Citys ZIP Code had 38 people tested and 16 positive cases.
And in Long Island City, Queens, which has more newly built, high-end apartments, 45 people were tested and 13 tested positive, according to the data.
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At last, some numbers that begin to make sense.
So the borough of Corona leads the world in coronavirus infections, you can't make this stuff up. Later generations will probably think the virus was named after this afflicted borough.
We knew this all along, but had there been targeted quaranteens for specific areas, you know what the reaction would have been.
Are these areas packed with illegal multi-family dwellings? Code violations allowed to continue because Kaiser Wilhelm wanted voters, uncaring if they were packed in like sardines?
The numbers don’t relate, unless you had a massive testing program (like South Korea went to). You might have 1,000 folks walking around NY City, with almost no symptoms beyond a sore throat or a low-energy situation.
How many patients live in illegal apartments?
But if we did mass testing, say we tested 1,000 random...what would it be??
All they're doing with the present testing "system" is showing a rise....well duh. You're only testing sick folks.
...yet bad landlords in our city are forcing too many tenants to live in dangerous and indecent conditions, said Public Advocate Letitia James.
Albany knew about this, too, and did nothing.
People are dying in NYC because Dems want voters and don’t care how they get them.
It can go down in history as the New York Virus. Which is less racist than the Chinese Virus.
Be sure to read the entire article, because the headline is misleading. Queens mentioned. NYC is committed to packing them in.
And when Downstate catches a cold, Upstate gets pneumonia.
NYC’s and Albany’s criminal malfeasance screwed the entire freaking state.
It could be worse that that depending on how many NYC residents who bugged out took the bug with them...
Those two areas as well as Woodside have some of the highest concentrations of illegal aliens as well. I grew up in Woodside and if you walked up Roosevelt ave. today you would walk blocks before you found one single person who spoke English. It’s also knows as fake ID capital as just about every block has a fake ID racket going on.
Parts of this area BTW are AOCs district. In NY all you need to register to vote is proof of address like an electric bill. She figured out that if she went around and organized these illegals to do this and vote for her, she could win, and that’s exactly what she did. That’s why she’s always fighting for illegals such as last week demanding they get relief money although she calls them “migrants”.....https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/aoc-slams-inhumane-gop-for-coronavirus-relief-checks-cut-off-the-backs-of-taxpaying-immigrants-who-get-nothing
The dope from park slope resisted!
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