Saturday morning, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said that the number of coronavirus cases in the state has increased by more than 3,000 and now tops 10,000.
The state has conducted 45,437 tests, he said, and now has a total of 10,356 coronavirus cases.
“The more tests you take, the more positives you find,” he said, adding that New York is now conducting more tests per capita than China or SKorea.
New York City alone has 6,211 cases, an increase of 1,800. Case number increases are slowing in Westchester County while they are growing on Long Island.
The state’s rate of hospitalization is now 15% of coronavirus cases, the Governor said.
Friday, n the effort to slow the spread of the China Virus, the Governor announced an executive order calling for all nonessential businesses to cease work outside the home.
He also put new requirements in place for all New Yorkers, they are expected to avoid public transportation and to practice careful social distancing, staying at home as much as possible.
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