A man is believed to have died yesterday in the New York City subway system - with onlookers suspecting that the man may have died from the coronavirus, MTO News has learned

The shocking incident was captured on video.

HERE IS THE VIDEO SHOWING POLICE ATTENDING TO THE MAN - Warning Graphic

According to social media reports, the man was riding on the subway in Manhattan at around 3:00 PM. Onlookers claim that the man appeared to be in respiratory distress. One social media commenter claimed the man began "gasping for air" and then collapsed.

The train stopped, and police and paramedics came on board, according to social media reports.

Eventually, the man was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Now, MTO News has learned, the same people who posted the video - are claiming that the man has died. While test results have not been disclosed, he is believed to have had the coronavirus.

MTO News reached out to the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) for comment. 

HERE IS THE VIDEO SHOWING POLICE ATTENDING TO THE MAN - Warning Graphic