Coronavirus patient zero in New York is out of hospital, Gov. Cuomo says
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A man dubbed as coronavirus “patient zero” in Westchester, N.Y., is home after a weekslong battle against COVID-19.
Earlier this month, New York City lawyer Lawrence Garbuz, 50, was revealed to be linked to a number of cases in New Rochelle. The case marked the first known instance of community spread in New York; some of the man’s relatives and friends later tested positive.
Many members of a synagogue where he had attended events were asked to quarantine themselves. Its rabbi also tested positive. Overall, Garbuz was linked to more than 90 cases in the area at the time.
“The ‘patient zero’ — what we call patient zero in Westchester, New Rochelle — who was very sick for a very long time, he …continued .
[Source: Fox News]