Girl Planting seeds

20% of NYC May Have Already Had Coronavirus, Antibody Tests Show

One-fifth of New York City may have already had the new coronavirus, initial results of antibody testing suggest.  Gov. Andrew Cuomo reported the findings Thursday, which showed that, out of 3,000 randomly tested New Yorkers, 13.9 percent had been infected with the virus and recovered. Extrapolated to the state's population at large, that would mean 2.7 million New Yorkers had been infected, more than ten times the state's confirmed caseload, NBC New York reported. The findings lend credence to the idea that the virus is spreading more widely than testing has so far indicated.  Read more.....



close (X)