New York coronavirus deaths top 13,000 but hospitalization continues to drop, Cuomo says
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gives his a press briefing about the coronavirus crisis on April 17, 2020 in Albany, New York.
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New York state continues to see a decline in the number of hospitalizations from the coronavirus and daily deaths from infections, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday.
But Cuomo also noted the need to significantly expand testing for Covid-19 in the state as part of a reopening of New York’s economy to avoid igniting a new wave of infections, and called on the federal government to help the state’s labs acquire chemical reagents needed to perform those tests.
“Nobody wants to reopen more than me. Nobody wants to get the economy going more than me,” Cuomo said. “Nobody wants to get on with life more than me, and everybody else.”
“We’re not at a point where we’ll …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]