New York City's homeless shelter system has its first fatality from coronavirus.

A spokesperson for the Department of Homeless Services tells NY1 the person was a resident at a single-adult shelter and was one of the first cases hospitalized from the homeless shelter system.

There are now 39 confirmed cases across 27 different shelters.

As of Tuesday, 11 people were in the hospital, while 65 people have been put in isolation units because they either have the virus or they are showing symptoms.