New York Reports 84 New Virus Deaths, Lowest Since March 24

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New York reported 84 new deaths related to the coronavirus, the lowest figure since March 24, Governor Andrew Cuomo said at a press briefing held at his home in the state’s executive mansion on Saturday.

Hospitalizations continued to fall.

“The news is good news,” he said. “It’s a sign that we’re making real progress.”