Cuomo: 3,800 Hospitalized In New York, 285 Dead

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Doctors take on protective suits before they enter the isolation room at the care unit of the new COVID-19infected patients inside the Koranyi National Institute of Pulmonology in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state has climbed to 3,800, with close to 900 in intensive care.

New York officials are keeping a close eye on already-stressed hospitals as the number of cases is projected to rise for perhaps three more weeks.

Cuomo said Wednesday that as many as 140,000 hospital beds may be needed in a state with 53,000. The state has more than 30,000 confirmed cases and 285 deaths. The nation-high figures are driven mostly by New York City.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. I think Governor Cuomo should be called out for approving the closure of hospitals in the NY are over the last 8 years . Now he’s playing the hero when he in fact is partly to blame for the shortage of beds and intensive care units.

    See if the media picks this up .

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