New York's daily coronavirus cases top 1,000 for first time in months

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New York surpassed 1,000 daily coronavirus cases for the first time since early June — an increase partially tied to the Hudson Valley and Brooklyn. The concerning state figure comes as city …
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New York surpassed 1,000 daily coronavirus cases for the first time since early June — an increase partially tied to the Hudson Valley and Brooklyn.

The concerning state figure comes as city officials, struggling to contain COVID-19 clusters in some spots, announced an uptick in virus cases in four new communities.

There were 1,005 new virus cases in the state Friday, or 1 percent of the 99,953 tested, Gov. Cuomo's office said Saturday. The last time the daily case count was that high was June 5 when 1,108 people tested positive for the virus.

There were 429 new cases in New York City where 1.1 percent of the results came back positive.

Four people died from COVID-19 statewide Friday. A total of 527 people were hospitalized.

The governor's office linked the jump in cases to increased…
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