New York City Reports Day with Zero COVID-19 Deaths for First Time Since Pandemic Hit U.S.
But even as New York continues to make tremendous progress on containing the outbreak, the virus has surged in states including Florida.
On Sunday, Florida reported a new single-day record of coronavirus cases with over 15,000, according to the state's Department of Health.
Florida has at least 269,811 confirmed cases in total and has also reported 45 additional deaths from the virus, bringing the statewide death toll to 4,346.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo warned on Friday that the spikes in other parts of the country could end up leading to the virus once again increasing in New York.
"You're going to see our numbers and the Northeast numbers probably start to increase because the virus that you see now in the South and the West — California has real trouble — it's going to come back here," Cuomo said in a radio interview. "It is going to come back here. It's like being on a merry-go-round. It's totally predictable. And we're going to go through an increase. I can feel it coming. And it is so unnecessary and so cruel."
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