Cuomo: NY sees lowest coronavirus death toll since pandemic peak

Cuomo: NY sees lowest coronavirus death toll since pandemic peak
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  • calendar-gray 15 June 2020

New York saw its lowest daily death toll from COVID-19 since the peak of the state's coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday, APA reports citing MSN.

There were 23 deaths attributed to the new coronavirus on Saturday, which Cuomo called the "lowest number ever” during a news briefing.

Saturday's death toll marks a dramatic decrease from the 799 deaths recorded on April 9, which claimed the grim record as New York's deadliest day in the pandemic.

Hospitalizations statewide reached 1,657 patients on Saturday, the lowest number since March 20, according to Cuomo.

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