BFF-36 New York state’s single-day virus death toll rises but infections slow: governor

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New York state’s single-day virus death toll rises but infections
slow: governor

NEW YORK, April 14, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – New York state recorded 778
coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, up from 671 the day before,
but new hospital admissions were down, Governor Andrew Cuomo said
Tuesday.

The rise in the single-day toll brought the total number of deaths
in the state — America’s coronavirus epicenter — to 10,834, Cuomo
told reporters.

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