NEW YORK -- Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state has reported its first death in the coronavirus pandemic.
An 82-year-old woman who had been previously hospitalized with emphysema died at a New York City hospital on Friday.
More than 500 New Yorkers have been officially diagnosed with COVID-19. Locally still just one case in Herkimer County. No reports of any in Oneida County or Otsego County.
The Governor says he believes perhaps tens of thousands of New Yorkers already have it. The exact number of people Twith the virus in the state is unknown because testing is still being done across the U.S. on a very limited basis.