NEW YORK (WKBW) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that New York state's total hospitalizations due to COVID-19 fell under 1,000 for the first time since March 18th.
The total hospitalizations currently stands at 996.
BREAKING: Today NY reached a new milestone.— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) June 25, 2020
Total hospitalizations fell to 996 — dropping below 1K for the first time since March 18th.
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We today...have the lowest hospitalization rates since this started... We're under 1,000 people hospitalized for coronavirus. 996. That is the lowest number since we started. We have 17 deaths today which is one of the lowest numbers since we started."
As of Thursday morning, the Western New York region which includes Erie, Niagara, Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua counties, has 47 people hospitalized.