8 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: New York has more cases than Italy

From Morning Report, 7:47 am on 8 April 2020

New York State now has more cases of Coronovirus than Italy and is only second in the world to Spain.

The US state has more than 138,000 reported cases Today was also New York state's deadliest day, with 731 new deaths.

In total the United States has recorded 380,000 cases and 11,800 deaths.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says hospitalisations appear to be reaching a plateau.