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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding his every day information conference on the COVID-19 outbreak, which has contaminated greater than 92,700 folks in the state as of Friday morning.
On Thursday, Cuomo mentioned an outbreak of instances on Lengthy Island has been “troubling” as the coronavirus has now unfold to each county in the state. The COVID-19 outbreak is not simply hitting city areas, both. It has unfold throughout the state, together with in rural communities the place there are “extra cows than folks,” Cuomo mentioned.
“I am doing all the pieces I can, however individuals are nonetheless dying and that’s hurtful and humbling and painful. Simply painful,” Cuomo mentioned Thursday in Albany. “And that is a very long time to be beneath that degree of ache. What do you appear like whenever you come out the different aspect, I do not know.
New York Metropolis Mayor Invoice de Blasio later introduced that the New York Metropolis Division of Well being and Psychological Hygiene would revise its earlier steering on face coverings, telling New Yorkers to start masking their faces with a home made masks, scarf or bandana when venturing exterior.
Globally, the coronavirus has contaminated greater than 1,033,00zero folks and has killed not less than 54,369, in accordance with Johns Hopkins College knowledge. In the U.S., the coronavirus has contaminated not less than 245,500 folks and has killed not less than 6,058.