Amazing Property in Lakeville! 5707 Big Tree Rd
The number of deaths in New York and across the country will rise in April, May and June before leveling off over the summer according to projections by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
By early August, the organization estimates that COVID-19 will kill 93,765 Americans. With New York accounting for about one-sixth of the total. Cuomo hopes other states will take the pandemic seriously.
Thus far, nearly 2,000 people have died after contracting the coronavirus in New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, cited projections that shows 16,000 New Yorkers could die of the coronavirus.
“It’s a New York problem today,” Cuomo said. “Tomorrow it’s a Kansas problem and a Texas problem and a New Mexico problem.”
While there are COVID-19 hot spots in other states, New York has the most confirmed cases and deaths. There are 83,712 positive cases in New York — nearly 65,000 more than New Jersey, which has the second-highest number of cases.
The number of deaths in New York increased by nearly 400, from 1,550 to 1,941, since Tuesday.
Regeneron, a New York-based company, is producing 500,000 test kits that will be distributed across the state at no charge. The first batch of tests was delivered on Monday.
Corning Inc. donated 100,000 tubes that can be used for testing. The company also provided 500,000 tubes at a reduced cost, according to Cuomo.