Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds presser on coronavirus: 4/2/2020 | USA TODAY

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus pandemic.
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More than 1,000 people died of coronavirus in the United States on Wednesday alone, raising the death toll over 5,000. A week ago the total was less than 1,300. Trump and federal health officials predicted a “very painful” period in the country’s fight against the public health emergency.

Meanwhile, several states joined the stay-at-home movement. In Los Angeles, the mayor has urged residents to wear masks. In New York, a former police commissioner was brought back to serve as the medical supplies czar.

The U.S. death toll was at 5,137 early Thursday, according to the Johns Hopkins University data dashboard. Worldwide, the virus has killed more than 48,000 and infected more than 950,000.

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9 thoughts on “Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds presser on coronavirus: 4/2/2020 | USA TODAY

  1. I'm in rural California, but, I really feel bad for New York and New Yorkers are so resilient. They behaved so great during 911 and they'll behave so great during this. They set a really great example for the rest of our United States and WE MUST. LIKE DURING 911 TRULY UNITE AS ONE!!!!!

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