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Love in the time of coronavirus: New Yorker flies his number to a woman across the street with drone

Love in the time of coronavirus: New Yorker flies his number to a woman across the street with a drone after seeing her dancing on her rooftop during lock down

  • Jeremy Cohen spotted a woman dancing on rooftop from his Brooklyn balcony 
  • He taped his number to his drone and flew it across the street to her 
  • Cohen said she texted him back and that there was a ‘part two’ to follow 
  • New Yorkers are living under quarantine conditions due to the coronavirus 
  • Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor?

A New York City photographer has deployed a drone to help with his love during the coronavirus lock down.

Jeremy Cohen, 28, spotted a woman dancing on her rooftop on the other side of the street during the quarantine and decided he had to give his number to her.

The Brooklyn resident taped his phone number onto the drone and then flew it over to the mystery woman who later sent him a text message.

Cohen wrote on the Instagram post: ‘I can’t believe this actually worked and yes this is a real story. There’s going to be a part 2 in the next couple of days.’

Jeremy Cohen, 28, spotted a woman dancing on her rooftop on the other side of the street during the quarantine and decided he had to give his number to her.

Jeremy Cohen, 28, spotted a woman dancing on her rooftop on the other side of the street during the quarantine and decided he had to give his number to her.

The Brooklyn resident taped his phone number onto the drone and then flew it over to the mystery woman who later sent him a text message.

The Brooklyn resident taped his phone number onto the drone and then flew it over to the mystery woman who later sent him a text message.

Cohen is a freelancer who has taken portraits of music artists including singers Post Malone, Miley Cyrus, Mason Ramsey and Lizzo; and rapper Roddy Ricch.

He has promised a ‘part two’ to his romantic efforts and has been inundated with messages after the video racked up millions of views.

He told the New York Post: ‘I have asked her out on a date, but we have to figure out what it will be. I have an idea but I can’t say it yet. It’s not going to be in-person.

‘I was initially worried if this was something she’d be upset about. Thank god she is totally okay with it (being posted online).’

Cohen wrote on the Instagram post: 'I can't believe this actually worked and yes this is a real story. There's going to be a part 2 in the next couple of days'

Cohen wrote on the Instagram post: ‘I can’t believe this actually worked and yes this is a real story. There’s going to be a part 2 in the next couple of days’

Cohen took the chance to promote homeless charities in his post, writing: ‘So I went kinda viral today but there’s a real virus that is actually affecting a lot of people’s lives sooo while I try to figure out how to have an virtual date with this girl here’s a few ways you can help.1)  Helpmainstreet.com 2) Feedingamerica.com.’

New York state has confirmed 20,875 cases of coronavirus, more than 40 percent of the total in the US, including 157 people dead, while the death toll in the whole country is nearly 500.

Last week New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order telling all but essential workers to stay home to combat the spread of the disease.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk