© Reuters. Demonstrators place fake body bags outside Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles in protest against U.S. President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Rancho Palos Verdes
By Doina Chiacu and Barbara Goldberg
(Reuters) – Governors in U.S. states hardest hit by the novel coronavirus sparred with President Donald Trump over his claims they have enough tests and should quickly reopen their economies as more protests are planned over the extension of stay-at-home orders.
New York continued to see hospitalizations decline to 16,000 from a high of 18,000, and the number of patients being kept alive by ventilators also fell. There were 507 new deaths, down from a high of more than 700 a day.
“If the data holds and if this trend holds, we are past the high point and all indications at this point are that we are on a descent,” Governor Andrew Cuomo said at a daily…