How Many in Tri-State Tested Positive for Coronavirus? See Latest Cases by the Numbers
The numbers below were last updated at 8:03 p.m. on April 8, according to the governors of the respective states. NOTE: County-wide breakdowns may not match total statewide at times pending additional updates from the governors’ offices.
More than 200,000 tri-state residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and health officials caution the number of confirmed infected will rise as the capacity for testing increases. The vast majority of the people who have been tested, though, have been negative.
New York’s first positive case was announced on Sunday, March 1; the state’s first death was announced nearly two weeks later, on March 14. New York City holds the highest number of cases in the state and about a third of the cases in America. The numbers — and fatalities — in New Jersey and Connecticut also continue to climb. To date, more than 8,000 people in the three states have died.
Here are the latest number of cases, last updated at 8:03 p.m. on April 8, according to the governors of the respective states: