Virus hospitalizations reach 1,000 in NY, highest since June
October 23, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) — The number of people hospitalized in New York because of the coronavirus has climbed back over 1,000, officials said Friday, a figure that has increased in the last month but is still far below the peak level of the spring.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said there were 1,023 hospitalizations around the state as of Thursday.
That's more than double the number that were hospitalized month ago, and the first time since late June that the state has seen that many in hospitals with the virus. At the pandemic's peak in April, nearly 19,000 people were hospitalized.
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