Coronavirus outbreak: NY reports 299 new deaths, Cuomo calls it ‘obnoxiously and terrifyingly high’
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday the state has 831 new COVID-19 cases, which was slightly down from their average of about 900 per day. He also said that there were 299 new deaths, which was slightly up from 289 the day before. Cuomo called the figure “obnoxiously and terrifyingly high.” He said there were 276 deaths in hospitals and 23 in nursing homes.