2 coronavirus deaths recorded overnight in New York


Big Apple reports two coronavirus deaths overnight Saturday to Sunday – relative respite, the overall death toll amounting to 2,256.

The number of diagnoses in the five boroughs still rose to 63,767 in the 9:45 a.m. report, a jump of 2,917 compared to the previous verification published at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Queens remains the hardest hit district, with 21,342 confirmed cases – followed by Brooklyn with 17,257.

The Bronx is in the middle of the peloton with 12,467, then Manhattan with 9,135 and Staten Island with 3,530, according to statistics.

The last time the city saw only a single-digit balance sheet between updates was from March 28 to March 29, when the count went from 672 to 678.

In comparison, the city lost 349 New Yorkers in eight and a half hours on Saturday, while the toll fell from 1905 to 2254 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Deadly pair may represent calm before storm, as Governor Andrew Cuomo noted slightly lower statewide deaths Sunday – and speculated that the dreaded summit could be in New York.


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