Lowest Number of Deaths and Hospitalizations since COVID-19 Pandemic Began

June 5, 2020 – Albany, NY | Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the state has reached the lowest number of deaths and hospitalizations since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Yesterday, 42 people in New York passed away due to COVID-19, down from a record-high of 800 just eight weeks ago. The number of total hospitalizations was down yesterday to 2,728 from a record-high of 18,825 during the peak of the pandemic.