The state of New York already registers a total of 113,704 infections by coronavirus after a new record of daily cases and a total of 3,565 deaths, as reported by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
These figures are closer and closer to those registered by countries such as Spain or Italy, which are around 125,000 infections, and have made the state the epicenter of the pandemic in the United States by hosting a third of the registered cases. in all the country.
The state has registered an increase of 10,841 cases in the last 24 hours, there are a total of 15,905 hospitalized and 4,126 people are in intensive care, according to the latest balance provided by the governor.
New York City, specifically, has registered 2,624 deaths, according to the governor’s secretary, Melissa DeRosa.
This week, Cuomo – whose brother CNN anchor Chris Cuomo has fallen ill, though still working – communicated new restriction measures at all playgrounds in New York City because, although it has been said in “a hundred ways different “,” compliance (quarantine) is not being done as it should “.
In addition, the Governor is preparing a special emergency decree that will allow him to appropriate any leftover respirators in state hospitals. “Those institutions will either get their respirator back or be reimbursed and paid for their ventilator so they can buy a new respirator. I’m not going to sit idly by while people die waiting for a respirator that no one else is wearing anywhere else.” , has added.
The US government has deployed the military hospital ship ‘USNS Comfort’ in the port of Manhattan, although its officials are still finalizing preparations to receive patients.