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Corey Johnson on NYC hospital crowding, critical supplies needed and stopping COVID-19 spread

Posted at 12:42 PM, Mar 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-26 12:42:19-04

NEW YORK — New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson spoke to the PIX11 Morning News Thursday about the city's response to the coronavirus crisis.

Johnson addressed crowding and conditions at city hospitals, as well as getting critical protective supplies to hospitals and health care workers as the cases rise.

Plus, Johnson reminds New Yorkers of things they should be doing to help stop the spread of COVID-19, including staying inside as part of social distancing.

Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday announced New York now has a total of 37,258 COVID-19 cases statewide, 21,393 of which are in New York City.

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