In the state of new York has sharply decreased the number of new patients with coronavirus infection. According to state Governor Andrew Cuomo, the number of people admitted to the hospital in the last 24 hours fell to the lowest level since the beginning of the outbreak, writes Reuters.
According to Cuomo, this suggests that the measures of social distancing work.
At the same time, the number of deaths in the state in recent days has reached a record level died 799 people. The total number of victims of the infection reached 7067 people (that’s about half of all deaths from the coronavirus in the USA).
Commenting on the decline in new cases, the Governor said that new York was able to “equalize the curve”, but warned against the weakening of quarantine restrictions. He recalled that the Spanish flu pandemic in the early twentieth century took place in three stages. Cuomo believes that the same developments could trigger untimely lifting of the quarantine.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the Agency Reuters, in the United States was 443 499 cases of infection with coronavirus, of which 15 died of 720 people. In new York state, the affected States, more than 159 thousand patients.