More than 20,000 people across the state of New York have tested positive for coronavirus, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in a news conference Monday.
“In absolute terms, New York has by far the greatest need in the nation,” he said.
Here's a breakdown of the latest numbers in the state:
- 20,875 positive cases, including 5,707 new cases.
- 16,000 people were tested overnight.
- To date, there have been around 78,000 people tested. About 25% of all testing nationwide is being done in New York.
- 13% of positive cases are being hospitalized (has gone has high as 20, 21% previously). 24% of that 13% require hospital ICU beds.