New York Gov. Cuomo says ‘I believe the worst is over if we continue to be smart’ about coronavirus
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that the state is “controlling the spread” of the coronavirus, and it appears that “the worst is over … if we continue to be smart going forward.”
At the same time, Cuomo revealed that the death toll from Covid-19 in New York — which is the epicenter of the pandemic in the United States — had topped 10,000 people.
Cuomo called the death tally a “horrific level of pain and grief and sorrow.”
But he pointed to a flattening of the daily death toll, the flattening in the net number of hospitalizations and a drop in the number of people on ventilators as evidence that radical measures such as the shuttering of non-essential businesses had helped to contain the virus.
“We’re controlling the spread,” Cuomo said at a press conference in Albany. “The worst can be over, and is over, unless we …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]