New York State coronavirus count tops 10K as Cuomo warns young people
The number of new coronavirus cases in New York surged by 3,250 on Saturday, lurching the statewide total to 10,356, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who flatly told young people who think they have some special immunity to the deadly bug: “You are wrong!”
“You’re not superman and you’re not superwoman, you can get this virus and you can transfer the virus and you can wind up hurting someone who you love or hurting someone wholly inadvertently,” the governor said.
Cuomo did not announce a statewide death total; that tally stood at 56 on Friday.
In New York City, the epicenter of the crisis, 1,847 cases were identified overnight , bringing the new total to 7,530, with 45 deaths.
No less than 40 percent of the population will eventually be infected by COVID-19, the governor…