COVID-19 claimed more than 100 lives around Brownsville and East New York during the two-month surge of the contagious omicron variant, city records show.
A total of 152 New Yorkers living in the two neighborhoods' five zip codes died from COVID-19 in late December and through Jan. 25, according to city data.
The ZIP code seeing the most fatalities was 11207 — which also stretches over New Lots and part of Cypress Hills — which lost 44 residents in that span.
More than 150 deaths have been reported in the neighborhoods' ZIP codes since the omicron variant first began its surge, city records show.
More than 100 deaths have been reported in Crown and Prospect Heights ZIP codes since the omicron variant first began its surge, city records show. (Stephen [...]