Governor Cuomo makes an announcement and holds briefing on COVID-19 response at Feinstein Institute for Medical Analysis.Lev Radin | Pacific Press
Governor Cuomo makes an announcement and holds briefing on COVID-19 response at Feinstein Institute for Medical Analysis.
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Coronavirus deaths in New York state have fallen beneath 100, Gov. Andrew Cuomo mentioned on Saturday, marking the bottom every day loss of life toll from the virus since March 24.
The governor mentioned the 84 new reported deaths was a “tragedy” however that the downward development in every day deaths was an indication that the state is making important progress.
“The truth that it’s down as little as it’s, is admittedly total excellent news,” Cuomo mentioned throughout a press convention on the governor’s mansion in Albany. “In my head, I used to be at all times seeking to get beneath 100. For me, it is only a signal of actual progress.”
The state at its peak reported greater than 3,100 new instances and near 800 fatalities a day in late March and early April. It has since skilled a continued decline in hospitalizations, intubations and new instances.
Cuomo mentioned that the mid-Hudson area will reopen beginning on Tuesday and Lengthy Island will reopen on Wednesday as a part of the state’s Part 1 plan, wherein some nonessential companies will open beneath security protocols directed by the state.
The governor on Friday issued an government order permitting teams of as much as 10 individuals anyplace in New York, so long as social distancing is maintained. New York Metropolis and…