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New York registered 702 new cases of coronavirus on the day the city reopened

June 9, 2020

New York state governor Andrew Cuomo confirmed a total of 702 new coronavirus cases on the territory on Monday, the day the city of the same name began the first phase of its reopening plan.

The new confirmed cases in particular increased the positive balance of COVID-19 in New York State to 378,799 cases. The state of New York was the epicenter of the pandemic in the most affected coronavirus country in the world. To date, the United States has registered nearly two million infections, including more than 110,000 deaths.

“Today we are flipping the COVID-19 page by reopening New York City,” said Cuomo at a press conference. “We not only flattened the curve, we broke it and we did everything based on data and facts,” continued Cuomo.

New York registered 702 new cases of coronavirus on the day the city reopenedNew York registered 702 new cases of coronavirus on the day the city reopened

“We now have the lowest (contagion) levels in the state since March 16, so I’m confident of telling the New Yorkers we’re ready to reopen,” he added, warning citizens about it. Now neglect “or you will see” these numbers are starting to rise “.