Eight in ten coronavirus patients placed on ventilators in New York City have died, according to officials.
New York state has recorded more cases than any country other than America itself. The tally rose by 10,000 in 24 hours to 159,937, ahead of Spain and Italy, which at different times have reported the most infections in the world. The US, which now holds the position, had 463,433 confirmed cases yesterday and the national death toll was 16,504.
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Source: The Times. 10 April 2020