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Coronavirus Update: Calls For Ambulances In NYC Breaks Record

FDNY EMS Crews waiting out side of an overwhelmed NYC emergency room

​Click on link to watch video:  https://newyork.cbslocal.com/video/4499211-coronavirus-update-calls-for-ambulances-in-nyc-breaks-record/

Calls for ambulances in the city broke a record Monday night, and by 9 p.m. Tuesday, there were already more than 6,000 calls. FDNY EMS workers on the front lines are getting sick, getting backed up and afraid of infecting their families when they get home; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.

282 FDNY Members have tested positive for COVID 19. 20% of EMS is now out sick.
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