WORLD New York State confirms 1,374 cases of COVID-19


New York State confirms 1,374 cases of COVID-19

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23:11, March 17, 2020

New York State has confirmed a total of 1,374 cases of COVID-19, becoming the first US state to have over 1,000 people infected with the virus, Governor Andrew Cuomo said at a media conference on Tuesday.

Among all confirmed cases, 264 patients have been hospitalized for treatment. Twelve people in the state have died from the virus.


Shoppers browse barren shelves at a supermarket, Friday, March 13, 2020, in Larchmont, N.Y. (Photo: AP)

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