Coronavirus: Latest State Actions

Stateline: With New York state now surpassing Washington state with the largest number of coronavirus cases, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his administration’s priority to increase hospital capacity to meet the expected surge in patients needing care.

He characterized the situation as dire. “I’ve said that the curve is going to turn into a wave and the wave is going to crash the system,” Cuomo, a Democrat, said at a news conference in Albany.

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