Sign up for our newsletter

Below is a very important report from Times Union:

Two New York state residents have died after contracting COVID-19, becoming the first deaths in the state as the number of confirmed cases reached 613, officials said Saturday.

Meanwhile, Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy declared a state of emergency on Saturday as the county reported that seven people tested positive for the disease, an increase of three from Friday.

An 82-year-old New York City woman with emphysema died after contracting COVID-19, becoming the first known death in the state tied to the coronavirus,  Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday morning.

Watch the following ABC News video and share this story on your social media accounts:

 

The information listed is from TIMESUNION.COM.

Sign up for our newsletter
Previous articleNY TIMES article stating worst case estimates on virus deaths in US sparks influx of emails to DML News
Next articleWATCH: White House coronavirus task force news conference (3-15-20)