New York state coronavirus deaths increase by 237 in past day: Governor

WION Web Team New Delhi Mar 29, 2020, 10.31 PM(IST)

A man wearing a face mask takes a walk on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade on March 24, 2020 in New York. Photograph:( AFP )

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The state also reported 7,195 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the past day for a total of 59,513, Cuomo told a news conference.

The number of deaths from the coronavirus in New York state increased by 237 in the past day, reaching a total of 965 since the outbreak began, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday.

The state also reported 7,195 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the past day for a total of 59,513, Cuomo told a news conference.

Another 1,175 people were hospitalized in the past day, increasing the total to more than 8,500 hospitalizations in the state, including more than 2,000 in intensive care, Cuomo added.

New York has been the most affected US state.

According to reports, New York has recorded 5 per cent of the worldwide coronavirus cases. 

(With inputs from Reuters)