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NJ Announces 1st COVID-19 Death; NY Deploys National Guard to New Rochelle

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NBCNEWYORK.COM

The
number of novel coronavirus cases in the tri-state area nearly
quadrupled between between late Friday and Tuesday, from 49 cases to
190; New Jersey has reported its first death

The
state of New York has more than 170 cases and is the 2nd most
impacted state in the U.S. next to Washington state; the lion’s share
of those cases are in Westchester County

Governors
in New York and New Jersey have declared states of emergency;
Connecticut has two presumptive positive cases

New
Jersey has reported its first COVID-19-related death — a 69-year-old
man from Bergen County — as New York unveils its most stringent
measures yet to combat the surge in coronavirus cases in Westchester
County. The Little Ferry man hasn’t been identified but health
officials said he has underlying conditions including emphysema,
hypertension and diabetes. He has no travel nexus to high-risk
countries but did work in New York.

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