In the first wave of Covid, the crush of bodies overwhelmed New York City’s capacity to deal with the dead. Now, the city is prepared if a second onslaught occurs.
Families of some who perished have written pointedly about the virus in remembrances. They tell of agonizing final days. They plead for wearing of masks.
For the first time, the United States reported more than 3,000 coronavirus deaths in a day. But with cases still rising, experts warn “the worst is yet to come.”