New York reported its first child coronavirus-related death Monday evening, Your Content can report.
‘Please come help us in New York, now,’ the governor said, adding that confirmed coronavirus cases in the state have surpassed 66,000.
Cuomo said the city needs 1 million additional health care workers.
‘We’ve lost over 1,000 New Yorkers,’ he said. ‘To me, we’re beyond staggering already. We’ve reached staggering.’
At the same time the governor’s appeal went out, Navy hospital ship Mercy, pulled into port with 1,000 beds to help relieve pressure on New York’s hospitals.
The child’s death comes just two days after Illinois reported that an infant with COVID-19 died on Saturday.