Construction for a medical facility at the State University of New York at Stony Brook continued on April 8, as state officials mapped out a plan to relieve hospitals overburdened by an influx of coronavirus patients.
This drone footage, provided by the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, shows the construction site for the facility in Stony Brook, New York. The US Army Corps of Engineers said the 1,038-bed facility will be for patients who do not have COVID-19.
As of April 7, 5,489 people had died of COVID-19 across New York, with a total of 138,863 cases, according to the Department of Health. Credit: USACE NY District via Storyful