1 Life Claimed Every 17 Minutes in New York City

, 1 Life Claimed Every 17 Minutes in New York City

Looking at the data in the past two days, you will immediately see that coronavirus has been killing New Yorkers at a rate of one person every 17 minutes. This is confirmed by citywide statistics showing the latest report.

The deadly Covid-19 virus also took the lives of another 84 people in the city on Thursday and Friday. The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, along with the number of those in serious or critical conditions, also increased.

As of Friday morning, health officials have confirmed at least:

  • 44,635 total cases in New York State
  • 519 deaths from the coronavirus in the state
  • Over 25,398 cases in New York City
  • 365 deaths in New York City

Hospitals in New York City are getting filled up alarmingly by the number of coronavirus patients. Those who require to be admitted to the ICU significantly increased in the past 24 hours. As of today, the total number of COVID-19 patients in ICUs have reached 1,175, which is an increase of 37.6% from the  850 patients requiring intensive care as of Thursday.

 

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