New York’s latest coronavirus cases are due to people leaving home: Gov. Cuomo

New York’s new confirmed COVID-19 cases are predominantly coming from people who left their homes to shop, exercise or socialize, rather than from essential workers, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday. “That person got infected and went to the hospital or that person got infected and went home and infected the other people at home,” Cuomo said during his daily […]

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U.S. coronavirus cases top 1 million as some states begin easing restrictions

The number of confirmed U.S. coronavirus cases topped 1 million on Tuesday – representing a third of the global total – even as some states eased restrictions in the face of an economy battered by the pandemic. With U.S. President Donald Trump‘s economic adviser forecasting an unemployment rate of more than 16 per cent for April and many Americans chafing […]

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Coronavirus deaths in New York state continue to rise but hospitalizations are down

New York state posted a record-breaking increase in coronavirus deaths for a third consecutive day even as a surge of patients in overwhelmed hospitals slowed, while isolation-weary residents were warned Thursday the crisis was far from over. The number of deaths rose by 799 to more than 7,000. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo described the death count as a lagging […]

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Coronavirus spread could be plateauing in New York, New Jersey: governors

The governors of New York and New Jersey pointed to tentative signs on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak was starting to plateau but warned against complacency as the nationwide death toll topped 10,000 and the number of known U.S. infections surpassed 350,000. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said coronavirus-related deaths statewide reached 4,758 as of Monday, an increase of 599 […]

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Coronavirus: U.S. braces for more deaths as crisis deepens

The U.S. warned of many more coronavirus deaths in the days ahead as the global pandemic muted traditional observances from family grave-cleaning ceremonies in China to Palm Sunday for many Christians. Italy and Spain, the two hardest-hit European nations, expressed hope that the crisis was peaking in their countries, though Italian officials said the emergency is far from over as […]

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Coronavirus: Trump weighs tri-state quarantine as N.Y. postpones its presidential primary

As coronavirus cases kept rising in the national epicenter of New York, U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he is considering a quarantine affecting residents of the state and neighbouring New Jersey and Connecticut. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday he wasn’t sure what the president meant but didn’t “like the sound of it.” Meanwhile, Cuomo postponed New York’s […]

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