CORONAVIRUS IN NYC: Over 2,000 new cases, total now 166,883; death toll rises to 18,282

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May 02, 2020 - 3:55 pm
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    NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – New York City coronavirus cases topped 165,000 Saturday as the death toll continued to climb.

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    There were 166,883 cases Saturday, according to the city health department. That’s 2,378 more than the 164,505 reported Friday.

    There were also 51 more deaths reported, bringing the city’s total to 18,282.

    The number of deaths includes 13,156 confirmed deaths and 5,126 “probable” deaths from COVID-19.

    The number of patients hospitalized during the outbreak is 42,715.

    Here’s the breakdown of cases by borough:

    • Bronx: 38,099
    • Brooklyn: 44,303
    • Manhattan: 20,693
    • Queens: 51,709
    • Staten Island: 11,999

    There are 308,314 coronavirus cases in New York state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday.

    When it comes to ongoing antibody testing mapping the reach of the virus across the state, Cuomo said 15,103 people have been surveyed.

    He said 12.3 percent of those tested across the state had antibodies for the virus, while 19.9 percent of those tested in New York City did.

    The Bronx had the highest percentage testing positive for antibodies at 27.6 percent. In Brooklyn, it was 19.2 percent; in Manhattan, it was 17.3 percent; in Queens it was 18.4 percent; and on Staten Island it was 19.2 percent.

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