Governor Cuomo COVID-19 April 25th update - Death tolls rises by 437 to 16,599

Governor Cuomo updated the media on Saturday on COVID-19, including the latest number of deaths in the state.

Posted: Apr 25, 2020 12:16 PM
Updated: Apr 25, 2020 12:16 PM

Albany, N.Y. - During his Saturday morning press briefing on COVID-19, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced 437 more people died in New York State due to coronavirus on Friday.

The total number of deaths in the state now stands at 16,599.

Cuomo says the 437 deaths number is up from Thursday's toll of 422. There were 438 on Wednesday, 474 on Tuesday and 481 on Monday.

The Governor says all evidence says that we are on the downside of the pandemic right now.

Cuomo is authorizing all independent pharmacies in the state to be independent test sites.

He says with the number of available tests, along with the additional available testing sites, the eligibility to who can get tested can be opened up wider.

Cuomo says he is hearing it more and more, that people can no longer do this, to stay inside, to social distance, etc...

He says we have been at this for 56 days, and what we have done has saved lives, "What you're doing is actually saving lives. That's not rhetorical, that's not overly dramatic. You are saving lives. What you were doing here has saved lives. Every expert, every expert, CDC, the White House Task Force, Columbia University, the group that Bill Gates funded, everyone of them projected there would be at least 100,000 more serious infections in the state of New York. We did what we had to do, which was hard and is hard. Well what did we accomplish? 100,000 less serious infections. that's what 56 days of our relative 'living through hell' has accomplished, and that is a heck of an accomplishment."

Finally, the Governor says it's a beautiful day and he is going to get outside with his family by going hiking and says he will be wearing a mask.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1949964

Reported Deaths: 51036
CountyCasesDeaths
Kings2574879838
Queens2571609467
Suffolk1894243294
Nassau1737723087
Bronx1713676335
New York1290134276
Westchester1235482228
Erie787271673
Richmond688921729
Monroe590621026
Orange45057782
Rockland44952931
Onondaga35252658
Dutchess27258429
Albany23217341
Oneida21142497
Niagara17527332
Broome17007347
Saratoga14044159
Ulster12664241
Schenectady12157189
Rensselaer10402135
Putnam996991
Chautauqua8149131
Chemung7001133
Oswego682590
Ontario665891
Steuben6136141
St. Lawrence608794
Sullivan590968
Cayuga575590
Jefferson536263
Wayne508466
Cattaraugus498579
Genesee4965121
Herkimer4842107
Clinton441731
Madison421885
Tompkins398849
Fulton392786
Livingston390258
Columbia377999
Montgomery3772114
Cortland348760
Warren329955
Tioga328558
Wyoming318651
Allegany311883
Otsego308446
Greene305074
Chenango297372
Washington278955
Orleans268283
Lewis240233
Franklin235612
Delaware208335
Seneca182856
Schoharie148815
Essex147926
Yates108626
Schuyler97213
Hamilton2962
Unassigned16086
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