Coronavirus live updates: New York City coronavirus hospitalizations slowing, US cases top 400,000
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- Global cases: More than 1,446,500
- Global deaths: At least 82,992
- US cases: More than 399,900
- US deaths: At least 12,911
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
11:49 am: New York City needs to ‘double down’ on social distancing as coronavirus hospitalizations start to stabilize, Mayor de Blasio says
Coronavirus hospitalizations in New York City appear to have stabilized and reduced the immediate need for ventilators, showing that the city needs to needs to “double down” on social distancing measures that are helping to curb the pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday.