In the state of new York in recent days reduced the number of coronavirus-related deaths. As reported by the Associated Press, at a press conference on 19 April was announced by state Governor Andrew Cuomo and new York mayor bill de Blasio.
According to Cuomo, over the last 24 hours from the coronavirus died 507 people, which is 43 less than the day before, and on 271 less than on Monday. This, according to the Governor, indicate that the state is “on the other side of the plateau” and that the measures of social distancing is effective for the containment of the epidemic.
At the same time, the authorities urged residents of the state and the city to continue to meet the requirements of quarantine, otherwise, said de Blasio, “the disease will come back with a vengeance”.
As noted by Cuomo, the state government and the city “have shown that they can control the beast”, but you need to ensure that the spread of infection is slowed and reduced the number of new hospitalizations.
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.
USA ranks first in the world in the number of confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus (745 062) and the number of deaths (40 of 148). The new York state accounts for almost half of the victims of the epidemic in the United States (18 298) and about a third of those infected (243 014).