NY Surpasses Washington to Become State With Highest Coronavirus Cases in Nation
According to NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as of Tuesday, March 17, New York has now become the state with the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the nation.
The governor spoke to the press around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and shared new numbers on cases in the state. Here are the quick numbers according to the governor (watch the speech live here):
Number of NY persons tested:10,049
New Positive NY Cases of COVID-19: 432 (Albany County, 11; Saratoga County, 4)
New Counties With COVID-19 (as of today): Clinton, Rensselaer
Number of NY Deaths From COVID-19:12