Saturday, July 11, 2020 marked the first day in nearly four months that New York, New York did not experience any COVID-19 deaths. In fact, preliminary data suggests that there were no COVID-19 deaths on July 10, 2020 either. However, the city’s health department is currently investigating two deaths that may end up being linked to the virus.
The second weekend of July in New York, New York is a stark difference from those of march and Aprul. The city reported its first virus related death on March 13, 2020 when an 82-year-old woman died from virus complications at Wyckoff Heights medical Center. A month later, the city hit its COVID-19 peak. From April 5, 2020 through April 13, 2020, the city reported more than 500 deaths each day.
As of yesterday, the city has reported 18,670 deaths and approximately 215,000 confirmed cases. Fortunately, the number of confirmed cases and deaths continues to steadily drop within the nation’s largest city.