MOSCOW, may 2 / Radio Sputnik. Authorities found 19.9% of new Yorkers antibodies to the new coronavirus infection. About it reports on Saturday of RIA Novosti.

Now new York is in the center of the epidemic of coronavirus in the United States. In total there were identified, according to official estimates, 164 505 cases COVID-19, hospitalized 42 417 people died in 13 thousand. According to city authorities, even 5231 deaths occurred, probably due to the coronavirus, however, it is not confirmed by tests.

the city’s Population is approximately 8.6 million people.

the Governor of new York Andrew Cuomo, referring to the tests noted that the tests for the presence of antibodies taken from people across the state. Just at the moment tested 15 thousand people. Cuomo stressed that the study showed that 12.3 percent of the state’s population has antibodies to COVID-19 (based on 15 thousand taken tests).

So, to 19.9% of the residents of the city of new York identified antibody. All data are preliminary and averaged.

“If we talk about new York you see the most (people identified with antibodies to coronavirus) in the Bronx – 27,6%, in Brooklyn – 19,2%, Manhattan – 17,3%, in Queens 18.4%, and Staten island- 19.2 per cent,” he listed Cuomo.

He assured that the authorities will continue to investigate why the Bronx that number is higher than in other areas.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest world health organization, worldwide there were more than 3.1 million cases, more than 224 thousand people died.

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