How gig workers are surviving the shutdown.

In New York, the epicenter of the nation’s coronavirus outbreak, the lucky ones work at home.

But that’s often not an option for the 1.4 million New Yorkers who freelance, work project to project or find gigs through apps like Lyft and Wag. Much of their work has evaporated, and they may not be entitled to unemployment benefits or be covered by health insurance.

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