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This Is What Life Looks Like Inside The New Rochelle Containment Zone

The New York town was the first in the United States to declare a containment zone in an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Posted on March 13, 2020, at 12:03 p.m. ET


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Nearly empty streets in downtown New Rochelle, New York, close to the containment zone, March 11.

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Commuters board a train bound for New York City at the New Rochelle Metro-North station, March 12.

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Workers in protective suits get ready while waiting for people to be tested at the state's first drive-through COVID-19 mobile testing center at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle, March 13.

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A camera operator records as a cleaning crew disinfects a bank in New Rochelle, March 11.

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A makeshift sign advertising antiviral cleaner is fixed to the window at Wallauer's Paint and Design in New Rochelle, March 11.

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Employees of Metro-North Railroad disinfect handrails at the New Rochelle station, March 12.

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Members of the New York National Guard distribute food to families in New Rochelle, March 12.

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Members of the National Guard sort groceries at a community center in New Rochelle.

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Members of the National Guard are being deployed to sterilize public spaces and food delivery for households in New Rochelle.

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Clean tables await customers at the Eden Wok restaurant in New Rochelle, March 12. The owner, Josh Berkowitz, said he only had one couple dine that day.

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A worker wears a protective mask and gloves at a deli in New Rochelle.

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Authorities control a line of motorists waiting to be tested for the coronavirus at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle, March 13.

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A notice hangs near the cash register at a bagel shop in New Rochelle, March 11.

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The entrance to New Rochelle City Hall, March 12.

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School buses are seen in New Rochelle, March 12. The school district closed all 10 schools on Friday for almost two weeks.

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Danny Falero skateboards in front of a closed middle school in New Rochelle, March 12. Falero's high school was also closed; he did approximately two hours of online learning before going out to skate.

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Boys ride bicycles near North Avenue during the coronavirus outbreak in New Rochelle.

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A driver in New Rochelle wears a protective mask and gloves.

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Workers in protective suits check IDs of patients as they arrive at the mobile testing center at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle, March 13.

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A sign showing support for residents is displayed on a lawn in New Rochelle.

UPDATE

This post has been updated to clarify that New Rochelle is in a containment zone.


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