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Watch live: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is holding a press convention Tuesday to replace the general public on the coronavirus outbreak, which has contaminated greater than 106,700 individuals in New York City, in response to knowledge compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

New York state has confirmed nearly 200,000 Covid-19 circumstances to date — greater than any nation exterior the United States, however the outbreak has proven indicators of peaking in latest days. On Monday, de Blasio said the city was having a “very good day” as the rate of latest coronavirus circumstances and hospitalizations continued to fall.

De Blasio went on to emphasise the necessity for metropolis residents to take care of virus mitigation efforts, saying New York wanted to see additional progress in minimizing the variety of contaminated individuals.

“Every time you practice shelter-in-place, every time you practice social distancing you’re reducing the spread of this disease,” he stated at a information briefing Monday. “We’ve got to see them all move down in unison over a prolonged period of time to be able to get to that next phase where we have low-level transmission, and then we can start on the path to a more normal life.”

Read CNBC’s live updates to see the latest news on the COVID-19 outbreak.



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