US has more than 60,000 coronavirus cases, half in New York state

ABC News' Tom Llamas discusses Gov. Andrew Cuomo's announcement that New York will have more patients than beds, and that the infection won’t peak for three more weeks.
1:07 | 03/26/20

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I'm yum as joins us now Tom New York's governor Andrew Cuomo today said that his state is the hot spot right now that it needs resource is but it's prepared to then help other states. When they become the new hot spots. Yeah that's right when he's been saying this for a couple of days now essentially he wants to make sure they can fix this problem cure they can. Help out of the pandemic and once they were everything they can't and once other hot zones are popping up like Louisiana that they can transfer some of the equipment transfer some of the knowledge and hopefully help but other states throughout the country. Let's go now to some of that hopeful news at hospitalization rates are slowing in New York because of social distancing is that trend expected to continue. Yet you know it's a small silver lining and Governor Cuomo every night he tells me he looks at all the stats he looks at all the data and they presented those news conference is the next day this is one silver lining he mentioned the hospitalization rate went slightly down but again. He still says we're nearly two to three weeks. From the peak of all the cases when they hit the hospital. So we're still very very early at least here in New York City in this pandemic Lindsay. Nonetheless we will take that silver lining Tommy honest thank you.

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