Coronavirus cases hit 142 in New York State

The governor has declared a state of emergency to make it easier to respond to the outbreak.

Posted: Mar 9, 2020 12:29 PM
Updated: Mar 9, 2020 4:00 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's coronavirus caseload has hit 142 and reached into government itself, with the head of the agency that runs New York City-area airports testing positive.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Monday that executive director Rick Cotton tested positive, has no symptoms and is quarantining himself and working from home.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the number of cases statewide rose Monday from 105 to 142.

Most cases are linked to a cluster in suburban Westchester County, north of New York City. But patients are spread from Long Island to the Capital Region, with 19 in New York City.

As case numbers have grown, so have school closings and other fallout from the spread of the virus. The governor has declared a state of emergency to make it easier to respond to the outbreak.

Cuomo has stressed that most people who become infected will have mild symptoms.

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New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 373040

Reported Deaths: 29968
CountyConfirmedDeaths
New York City20437721649
Nassau405722127
Suffolk399801909
Westchester336331378
Rockland13223646
Orange10449444
Erie6173524
Dutchess3936142
Monroe2989216
Onondaga2228139
Albany1900112
Ulster169677
Sullivan139231
Putnam126260
Oneida104949
Niagara104865
Schenectady69629
Broome57844
Rensselaer49328
Saratoga48414
Columbia39134
Madison31710
Warren25528
Steuben24241
Greene24118
Orleans24137
Washington23713
Fulton21218
Ontario2099
St. Lawrence2052
Genesee2024
Tompkins1640
Chemung1371
Chenango1330
Tioga13121
Livingston1197
Wayne1163
Herkimer1113
Oswego1103
Clinton974
Cayuga931
Montgomery934
Cattaraugus890
Chautauqua864
Wyoming865
Delaware824
Jefferson740
Otsego735
Seneca590
Schoharie510
Allegany480
Cortland410
Yates396
Essex380
Franklin230
Lewis200
Schuyler120
Hamilton50
Unassigned00
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