There have been 139 coronavirus-related deaths across New York state as the number of hospitalizations continue to fall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at a news conference today.
"In a different time and place, if I had that news to deliver, that would be incredibly shocking to people. Only in this environment is it not shocking. Relative to where we were, it's good news. Again, we're right about where we were when we started. We just want to make sure we never go back to where we were. The question is reopening or not. Everybody wants to reopen. Nobody wants to reopen more than I do," Cuomo said.
At least 157 people died from Covid-19 on May 15, Cuomo said Saturday.