COVID NYC Update: 3 hospital in Brooklyn, Queens seeing increase in coronavirus patients

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New data shows that New York City is starting to see an uptick in the number of COVID-19 patients in two hospitals in Brooklyn and at least one in Queens, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said.
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NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The increase corresponds with the continued growth of cases at an alarming rate in eight neighborhoods.The Department of Health says they are outpacing the citywide average by 3.3 times over the past 14 days.These areas account for over 23%ofnewcases citywide over the past two weeks despite representing just under 7% of the city's overall population.Gravesend/Homecrest (6.75%)Midwood…
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