COVID-19 cases in NYC near 11,000; 99 deaths reported

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NEW YORK — More than 10,000 people in New York City have now tested positive for novel coronavirus, officials said Sunday night.

There have been 10,764 positive cases and there have also been 99 fatalities. About one-third of the COVID-19 cases in the entire nation are in New York City.

“This is a crisis affecting our whole state, our whole nation,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said. “But it’s a crisis affecting New York City far more than any place else just by the numbers. One third of the cases in the entire nation right here.”

Currently there are:

  • 3,050 cases in Queens
  • 2,324 in Manhattan
  • 3,154 in Brooklyn
  • 1,564 in the Bronx
  • 666 in Staten Island

There are at least 1,800 people hospitalized, officials said. Of those individuals, at least 450 are in the intensive care unit.

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