In the state of new York for the last day was the least number of deaths from the coronavirus in the last two weeks. As reported Reuters, this was at the briefing announced the state’s Governor Andrew Cuomo.
According to him, in the past 24 hours died of 540 patients with COVID-19, which is 90 less than a day earlier.
The Governor added that in hospitals remain 16 967 people with coronavirus infection (-1300). Also, said Cuomo, reduced the number of patients in serious condition who require hospitalization in intensive care and connected to a ventilator.
Only in new York state in the last 24 hours was confirmed by 7090 new cases of infection with coronavirus (total – 236 732), the number of victims of epidemic has reached 13 362. New York remains the most affected by coronavirus infection state in the United States.
At the same time, Cuomo added that the data for the past three days can attest to the fact that new York passed the plateau of the epidemic in the future is expected to decline in morbidity and mortality.
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 data from the American Johns Hopkins University on April 17, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 2.19 million, of which 149 thousand died, more than 560 thousand recovered.
USA ranks first in the world in the number of confirmed cases of infection (715 thousand) and related COVID-19 deaths (37 million).