Story of Fighting COVID-19: An NYC Latino neighborhood tackles COVID-19
Updated 14:05, 11-May-2020
Global Stringer
North America;the U.S.

Francisco Ortega lives in a neighborhood named "Corona," in New York City. The community, which is home to many from Ecuador and Mexico, joke about dealing with the coronavirus while living in a neighborhood called Corona.

In the video, Francisco describes the risks he must take to continue working as a gardener during the outbreak. With family members who have died from COVID-19, he discusses the risks of taking public transportation and how it's been difficult to socially distance in a culture that's naturally social.