New York Reports Deadliest Day from Coronavirus, Over 700 People Dead in 24-Hours
By CBS News // April 7, 2020
death toll now tops 11,000 nationwide
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(CBS NEWS) – New York reported its deadliest day yet due to the coronavirus.
By Tuesday, 5,489 New Yorkers had lost their lives to COVID-19, up from 4,758 a day earlier, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced.
The COVID-19 death toll now tops 11,000 nationwide, and more than 76,000 globally.
Hospitals are at breaking point and many parts of the U.S. are still seeing an alarming rise in infections. Japan is bracing for a major increase in cases and, in Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson himself is locked in a battle with the virus, waking up Tuesday in a London hospital’s intensive care unit.
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