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- Global cases: More than 1,359,300
- Global deaths: At least 75,945
- US cases: At least 368,449
- US deaths: At least 10,993
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
10:43 am: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio says the number of coronavirus patients needing ventilators has ‘improved’ in recent days
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the number of coronavirus patients being placed on ventilators in recent days has been better than expected, giving the city precious time to secure needed supplies for a wave of patients expected to hit local hospitals in the next few weeks.
“We’ll have to see in the days ahead if it’s something that’s sustained and something that deepens,” he said at a press conference in front of the Alfred E. Smith public elementary school in downtown Manhattan on Tuesday. “But…