Extra individuals have now been felled by the coronavirus in New York Metropolis than had been killed within the Sept. 11, 2001, terror assaults.
The grim milestone was reached Tuesday, when the Massive Apple noticed its largest one-day bounce in fatalities from the virus, pushing the demise toll to three,202.
“Every passing day brings extra tragedy and this is without doubt one of the hardest but,” Mayor Invoice de Blasio mentioned.
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Right here’s what else we realized at the moment:
New York disaster:
Victims of the virus:
- An aged Mississippi couple died from the virus simply minutes aside, whereas holding arms.
- A pregnant lady with COVID-19 died throughout labor in a London hospital — with docs managing to avoid wasting her child.
- China has reportedly ended its greater than 10-week lockdown of Wuhan, town the place COVID-19 is believed to have originated.
- Right here’s an replace on how coronavirus-stricken British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is doing after spending Monday night time within the intensive care unit.