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New York now epicenter of U.S. coronavirus outbreak, governor spars with Trump

Credit: Reuters- Published on March 24, 2020
New York state suffered another quick and brutal rise in the number of coronavirus cases on Tuesday as officials raced to make more hospital beds available and the World Health Organization said the United States could become the next epicenter of the global pandemic.
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Published on March 26, 2020 -  00:48
Rikers Island Rate Of Coronavirus Infection 7 Times Higher Than Citywide
The Coronavirus is spreading rapidly through New York City, even more so at Rikers Island and other jails, according to Legal Aid Society. The organization says the infection rate at local jails is more than seven times higher than the rate citywide and 87 times higher than the country at large. Katie Johnston reports.

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