New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo extended his social distancing orders until late April Monday as the number of deaths in the state nears the 5,000 marks.

Addressing reporters in his daily news conference, Cuomo said that of the confirmed 130,689 infections his state has recorded 4,758 people have died.
There are currently 16,837 people being treated for COVID-19 in New York’s hospital system, including over 4,500 people being treated in intensive care units. In all, 13,366 people have been successfully treated and discharged, Cuomo said.
New York is the epicenter of the U.S. outbreak, with densely-populated New York City being particularly hard-hit. It comprises more than half of the state’s infections.

The city has seen 67,551 confirmed infections and 3,048 deaths, according to a study being conducted by Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University.

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