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VIDEO: As Those Around Her Died, She Gave Birth During COVID-19

June 3, 2020, By Carol Almonte, City Limits

As New York’s COVID-19 cases began to skyrocket in late March, the same hospitals that filled with the sick and dying were where at least 66 women were giving birth to their babies. For 25-year-old South Bronx resident Laisa Jimenez, delivering her newborn in such a setting was a harrowing experience. READ MORE AND WATCH.

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