Coronavirus hospitalizations in New York drop to lowest since early March


Coronavirus hospitalizations in New York state, once the epicenter of the outbreak in the United States, have fallen to 743, its lowest level since mid-March.New York Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew Cuomo’s New York coronavirus hospital admissions drop to lowest since early March The Hill’s report at 12:30 p.m. – Presented by Facebook – Public debate on masks intensifies on Twitter (D) said on Saturday that the number of hospitalizations fell to 22 from Thursday to Friday, attributing New Yorkers’ compliance with health rules to helping fight the virus.

“New Yorkers’ vigilance, courage and basic behaviors – wearing masks, hand washing and social estrangement – have led to our ability to control the virus, and we must continue on this path to success. Cuomo said.

The situation in New York contrasts sharply with other states, mainly in the south and west, which have experienced alarming peaks in cases in recent weeks after the implementation of aggressive reopening plans.

Texas recorded 10,000 new cases for consecutive days this week, while Florida recorded more than 10,000 new cases daily for the tenth time on Friday.

“As New York continues to show progress in the fight against COVID-19 with low hospitalizations and a low rate of positive cases, we remain alarmed by spikes in much of the country and the risk of a lack of home compliance as the state continues a gradual, data-based reopening, “said Cuomo.

A hundred people remain intubated in hospitals and 172 are treated in intensive care units of the Empire State, according to data published by the state health department. Cuomo said that out of 69,817 COVID-19 tests performed on Friday, 754 came back positive for a rate of 1.08%.


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