US: New York Past the High Point, Death Toll Falls

US: New York Past the High Point, Death Toll Falls

The number of coronavirus cases in the US is still growing while there is a sign of relief for the major hotspot of the country. For the first time in the last three weeks, the death toll in the New York state has fallen below 500 in a single day, which is 478 on Monday.

There is a gradual drop in hospitalizations in New York state for a week, but only on Saturday, April 19, the deaths recorded were 540 and on Sunday it is 507, the lowest since April 6. For more than two weeks, the New York state has recorded everyday deaths between 606 and 799, with a peak on April 9.

The new coronavirus cases as well dropped on Sunday with 6054 cases while it was 7090 on Saturday. The total number of coronavirus cases in New York recorded so far is 248,431 with more than 18,300 deaths due to it.

The hospitalizations downward trend is quoted by the governor Cuomo as he said the state's past the high point and only if the trend continues, though there is a long way to go to end this crisis. The New York state us testing people for virus antibodies starting Monday, while the ambulance calls in the city have dropped at large.

Also, the death toll in other hotspots New Jersey and Connecticut has seen a fall for last three days.