City announces new coronavirus cases; 22 total cases in NY State

March 4, 2020 - Albany, NY - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo speaks during coronavirus briefing in the Red Room at the State Capitol.
March 4, 2020 - Albany, NY - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo speaks during coronavirus briefing in the Red Room at the State Capitol. via Mike Groll/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

On Thursday, Mayor de Blasio announced that two more city residents have tested positive for the new coronavirus, bringing the total to four positive cases within the city.

With these new city cases and the cases confirmed so far in Westchester, the statewide total is now 13.

There are two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York City. One new patient is a man in his 40s, and one new patient is a woman in her 80s. Neither patient has a connection to travel nor any of the other local individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. Both are currently hospitalized and in the intensive care unit. City disease detectives are tracing close contacts of both individuals and will ensure they are appropriately isolated and tested immediately. – Mayor de Blasio

See our Health Page for full details, and remember to wash your hands. 🙏

Thursday, March 5 at 1:59 PM 📎

New cases announced by Governor Cuomo have been added to our Health Page, which include one Nassau County patient and 8 additional Westchester patients.

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