The number of covid-19 infected patients in New York has surpassed all other countries in the world.
Johns Hopkins University data shows that, Of the more than 475,093 total confirmed cases in US, about 162,000 are in New York state.
That means it has more reported cases than any country in the world.
At least 17,836 people have died in the United States and nearly half of them are from New York state.Death toll in New York is nearly 8000.
The United States is set to reach its highest daily death toll on or around Sunday, according to models by the prominent Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington in Seattle.
It estimated that 60,415 in the United States would die from covid-19 pandemic assuming social distancing policies continue through May. That projection is down from the 82,000 it predicted earlier this week.