NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced that the state recorded only one death Sunday to COVID-19, the lowest one-day death toll from the virus the state has seen since the beginning of the pandemic.
"I once again want to thank all New Yorkers for their extraordinary efforts. The spirit of community, the spirit of unity and the efforts they're making have literally saved thousands of lives. So the health that you're protecting is not just yours and your family's, but that of all New Yorkers," Cuomo said.
"And it's not just a question of rhetoric—it's reality. Only one New Yorker passed away, and we won't stop until that number is zero. But when you look at what's going on around the country and what's going on around the world, it's a really extraordinary accomplishment that New Yorkers have achieved and I congratulate them," he added.
573 of the 58,319 tests reported yesterday were positive, he added.Currently, there are 468 total hospitalizations statewide.