New York governor declares coronavirus state of emergency
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New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency on Saturday as the state’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 76, 11 of them in New York City.
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The declaration of emergency will allow state officials to expedite the process of purchasing supplies and the hiring of workers to assist local health departments that have handled and monitored thousands of quarantined patients, Cuomo said.
“Somebody has to go knock on their door, once a day,” he said during a midday briefing in the state capital. “This is labor-intensive.”