More than 20,000 people have died from the novel coronavirus in New York City, the city’s Department of Health said on Monday night.
As of Monday night, a total of 20,056 people in the five boroughs had already died from the deadly bug, the Department said.
Officials said statewide, a total of 21,764 people succumbed to the virus as of Monday night.
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New York City counts both confirmed and probable COVID-19 deaths in its tally.