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New York Sees Dipping Cases

With dipping cases and deaths, Covid-19 hotspot New York turns the corner

The Condition

New York, the utter epicentre of COVID-19 in the US, surprisingly saw a number of deaths stooping below the 100th mark.

It was noted for the first time since March. On Saturday, that is, the 23rd of May, the city reported around about 84 deaths in the past 24 hours.

This, nonetheless, is a very critical benchmark in the entire situation, given, New York was uncontrollably polluted with the virus.

So far, New York has reportedly experienced more or less 3.5 lakh cases with 24k deaths already.

What Proceeds

It’s no surprise how the US has been affected with New York being the absolute epicentre of the virus,

More than 90,000 people have died by now and there are about 1.5 million patients still in the US.

 

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Source- The Economic Times

The situation was such that the death toll had peaked at 800 on the 8th of April. It hasn’t now climbed over 6.7% since the last 10 days.

This has undeniably been a huge achievement with a staggering possibility of the virus slowly sliding away into oblivion.

What To Expect

Data analysis shows that since the 10th of May, the death toll has surpassed the 200th mark only twice.

This is nonetheless a far cry from the depressing numbers that had emerged from the city during April.

 

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Source- The Financial Express

 

The week from the 15th of May till the 21st of May has technically seen a digression and cases have been less and less reported.

In Western NY, the number of hospitalization cases has also substantially decreased, providing a respite to people.

The governor of New York city said that 84 deaths are still a tragedy but the fact that the number has now decrease than ever before is unquestionably a good sign for the future.

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