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The number of New York deaths from the coronavirus dropped slightly on Friday to 777, a figure that remains grimly high following three straight days of record fatalities, Governor Andrew Cuomo said.
Thursday’s record total was 799 deaths. The total death toll in New York has now reached 7,844, he said.
Cuomo said that Friday’s figure shows a high but apparently leveling number of fatalities. He also reported, for the first time, a dramatic drop in the number intensive care admissions.
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