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Top NYC news: City has more confirmed COVID-19 cases than South Korea; new birth parent rules; more

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New York City now has more confirmed cases of coronavirus than all of South Korea

New York City now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than all of South Korea, a country with over 51 million people, compared to a city with roughly over 8 million citizens.

Read the full story on Newsweek.

A 44-year-old marathon runner is now in critical condition and on a ventilator as a result of COVID-19

David Lat, a legal blogger who had previously been healthy, is now on a ventilator and remains in a New York City hospital, his husband told

Read the full story on Business Insider.

Convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein tests positive for coronavirus

Disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who is currently serving a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault in New York and could still face trial in Los Angeles for alleged sexual assault, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to state prison officials on the East Coast.

Read the full story on NBC LA.

Florida governor wants visitors from NYC quarantined

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he plans to issue an executive order mandating that anyone arriving on a flight from New York City and the surrounding area submit to self-quarantine for two weeks.

Read the full story on PBS NewsHour.

New birth parent rules at NYC hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

As some New York City hospitals are getting overrun with COVID-19 patients, they are now instituting strict rules that deny both parents being allowed inside the delivery room.

Read the full story on ABC New York, WABC.

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