The number of victims of the coronavirus in New York State reached 285; 5146 new cases were detected during the day, the Governor of the state Andrew Cuomo said at a press conference.
“The total number of identified (cases) was 30811, new ones – 5146,” Cuomo said.
According to him, 285 people died.
In the city of New York, 2,952 new cases of infection were recorded per day, thus, the total number of cases reached 17,856.
According to the Governor, 12% of the total number of patients were hospitalized.
On March 11, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of a new COVID-19 coronavirus infection a pandemic. According to the latest WHO data, more than 372 thousand people have been infected in the world, and more than 16 thousand have died.