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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press convention on the coronavirus outbreak

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding his each day press convention on the Covid-19 outbreak, which has contaminated greater than 354,300 folks throughout the state as of Thursday, based on knowledge compiled by Johns Hopkins College.

On Wednesday, Cuomo stated the coronavirus is still spreading by New York Metropolis’s low-income, predominantly minority communities, which is prone to be true throughout the state. He stated knowledge from roughly 8,000 antibody checks carried out by Northwell Well being in New York Metropolis discovered that the Bronx had the best proportion of constructive checks at 34%. New York Metropolis total had a constructive price of practically 20%.

The state has partnered with the faith-based neighborhood in decrease revenue, predominantly minority communities to conduct the antibody testing, which discovered that 27% of individuals in that group examined constructive, he stated.

“That is the place the circumstances are nonetheless coming from, that is the place the virus continues to be spreading,” he stated.

The coronavirus has now infected more than 5 million folks throughout the globe and greater than 1.5 million within the U.S., based on knowledge from Johns Hopkins College.


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