The governor of New York today revealed that zero deaths from the coronavirus pandemic were confirmed within a 24-hour period between Tuesday and Wednesday. The latest figures offer a welcome glimmer of hope following weeks and months in America’s commercial capital were thousands of deaths have been recorded.
Health officials in New York cautioned that it’s still possible that the number could be upgraded due to late times in reporting, because the three probable Coronavirus deaths during that period are still under investigation.
‘This is great news,’ Mayor Bill de Blasio’s press secretary Freddi Goldstein told the New York Daily News on Thursday night. ‘In the face of extraordinary challenges, New Yorkers have gone above and beyond to keep each other safe throughout the crisis,’ De Blasio’s spokeswoman Avery Cohen said. ‘With hope on the horizon, we will continue to do everything we can to reopen safely without losing sight of the progress we’ve made.’
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