DE BLASIO DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY: 42 new coronavirus cases bring NYC total to 95, 'I think we'll be at 1,000 cases next week'

By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a state of emergency for the City of New York, at a briefing Thursday afternoon, as the number of coronavirus cases jumped by 42 cases to 95 cases citywide. 

"I think we'll be at 1,000 beds next week," he said. 

The NYPD also took to Twitter to shoot down a pervasive rumor: "There are no plans by the NYPD to shut down roadways or subways."