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Top NYC news: City confirms 961 cases in shelters; testing eligibility expanded; more

Top NYC news: City confirms 961 cases in shelters; testing eligibility expanded; more
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By Hoodline - Published on May 19, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in New York City? Read on for everything you need to know.

NYC physician who worked on front lines dies of COVID-19

A New York City physician known for his dedication to patient care continued working on the front lines of the pandemic in an intensive care unit and died from COVID-19. 

Read the full story on SFGATE.

New York City sees at least 76 homeless people die of coronavirus

New York City has seen 76 homeless people die of coronavirus and 961 confirmed cases in shelters.

Read the full story on New York Daily News.

September is 'natural point' for NYC to start full reopen

That's a real natural point to start reopening," said Mayor Bill de Blasio. "Because that's when everyone would normally come back from the summer."

Read the full story on Patch.com.

New York man accused of 2017 Fayetteville murder arrested in Raleigh

In 2018, Fayetteville officers issued warrants for his arrest in New York City.

Read the full story on ABC11 WTVD.

NY widens testing eligibility as social distancing hits snag

All New Yorkers experiencing flu-like symptoms or other coronavirus signs, such as dry cough or chest pains, are now eligible to be tested, along with people who are returning to work as part of phased reopenings, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday.

Read the full story on ABC World News Tonight with David Muir.


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