New York City buries coffins in a mass grave, as the death toll from the COVID-19 outbreak continues to rise.
New York state now has more coronavirus cases than any single country, according to latest figures.
The state’s confirmed caseload of Covid-19 jumped by 10,000 on Thursday, April 9, 2020 to 159,937 of whom 7,000 have died.
Spain has had 153,000 cases and Italy 143,000, while China, where the virus emerged last year, has reported 82,000 cases.
The US as a whole has recorded 462,000 cases and nearly 16,500 deaths.
Globally, there are 1.6 million cases and 95,000 deaths.