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A shocking new Facebook video shows disturbing, crowded conditions inside the emergency room at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens — with gurneys crammed side by side and sick patients waiting on chairs amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“Who is the sickest patient needs to go up?” a stressed voice can be heard asking at one point. “I don’t know,” another voice answers. The video was posted Thursday by a Facebook user who received it from an anonymous hospital worker.
At the time it was posted, the latest city figures showed Queens leading New York City with 7,362 reported cases of infection — the highest percentage in the five boroughs. Read More