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MSNBC 8 Apr 2020

Andrew Cuomo Announces Highest Single-Day Death Toll From Coronavirus In New York

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York just had the highest single-day death toll from coronavirus so far in his daily briefing. Aired on 4/8/2020.


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NOW BENDING THE CURVE AND THERE’S NO DOUBT THAT WE CAN’T
THERE’S NO DOUBT THAT WE CAN’T STOP DOING WHAT WE’RE DOING.
STOP DOING WHAT WE’RE DOING. THAT’S THE GOOD NEWS.
THAT’S THE GOOD NEWS. THE BAD NEWS ISN’T JUST BAD, THE
THE BAD NEWS ISN’T JUST BAD, THE BAD NEWS IS ACTUALLY TERRIBLE.
BAD NEWS IS ACTUALLY TERRIBLE. HIGHEST SINGLE DAY DEATH TOLL
HIGHEST SINGLE DAY DEATH TOLL YET, 779 PEOPLE.
YET, 779 PEOPLE. WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE NUMBERS ON
WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE NUMBERS ON THE DEATH TOLL, IT IS GOING
THE DEATH TOLL, IT IS GOING STEADILY UP, AND IT REACHED A
STEADILY UP, AND IT REACHED A NEW HEIGHT YESTERDAY.
NEW HEIGHT YESTERDAY. THE NUMBER OF DEATHS, AS A
THE NUMBER OF DEATHS, AS A MATTER OF FACT, THE NUMBER OF
MATTER OF FACT, THE NUMBER OF DEATHS WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AS
DEATHS WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AS THOSE HOSPITALIZED FOR A LONGER
THOSE HOSPITALIZED FOR A LONGER PERIOD OF TIME PASS AWAY.
PERIOD OF TIME PASS AWAY. THE LONGER YOU ARE ON A
THE LONGER YOU ARE ON A VENTILATOR, THE LESS LIKELY YOU
VENTILATOR, THE LESS LIKELY YOU WILL COME OFF THE VENTILATOR.
WILL COME OFF THE VENTILATOR. DR. FAUCI SPOKE TO ME ABOUT THIS
DR. FAUCI SPOKE TO ME ABOUT THIS AND HE WAS 100% RIGHT.
AND HE WAS 100% RIGHT. THE QUOTE/UNQUOTE LAGGING
THE QUOTE/UNQUOTE LAGGING INDICATOR BETWEEN
INDICATOR BETWEEN HOSPITALIZATIONS AND DEATHS,
HOSPITALIZATIONS AND DEATHS, HOSPITALIZATIONS COULD START TO
HOSPITALIZATIONS COULD START TO DROP, AND THE DEATHS ACTUALLY
DROP, AND THE DEATHS ACTUALLY INCREASE BECAUSE THE PEOPLE WHO
INCREASE BECAUSE THE PEOPLE WHO HAD BEEN IN THE HOSPITAL FOR 11
HAD BEEN IN THE HOSPITAL FOR 11 DAYS, 14 DAYS, 17 DAYS PASS
DAYS, 14 DAYS, 17 DAYS PASS AWAY.
AWAY. THAT’S WHAT WE ARE SEEING,
THAT’S WHAT WE ARE SEEING, HOSPITALIZATIONS DROP AND THE
HOSPITALIZATIONS DROP AND THE DEATH TOLL RISES.
DEATH TOLL RISES. I UNDERSTAND THE SCIENCE OF IT.
I UNDERSTAND THE SCIENCE OF IT. I UNDERSTAND THE FACTS AND THE
I UNDERSTAND THE FACTS AND THE LOGIC OF IT, BUT IT IS STILL
LOGIC OF IT, BUT IT IS STILL INCREDIBLY DIFFICULT TO DEAL
INCREDIBLY DIFFICULT TO DEAL WITH.
WITH. EVERY FACE, EVERY NUMBER IS A
EVERY FACE, EVERY NUMBER IS A FACE, RIGHT?
FACE, RIGHT? AND THAT’S PAINFULLY OBVIOUS TO
AND THAT’S PAINFULLY OBVIOUS TO ME EVERY DAY.
ME EVERY DAY. BUT WE HAVE LOST PEOPLE, MANY OF
BUT WE HAVE LOST PEOPLE, MANY OF THEM FRONTLINE WORKERS, MANY OF
THEM FRONTLINE WORKERS, MANY OF THEM HEALTH CARE WORKERS, MANY
THEM HEALTH CARE WORKERS, MANY OF THEM PEOPLE WHO ARE DOING THE
OF THEM PEOPLE WHO ARE DOING THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS THAT WE ALL
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS THAT WE ALL NEEDED FOR SOCIETY TO GO ON AND
NEEDED FOR SOCIETY TO GO ON AND THEY WERE PUTTING THEMSELVES AT
THEY WERE PUTTING THEMSELVES AT RISK.
RISK. AND THEY KNEW THEY WERE.
AND THEY KNEW THEY WERE. MANY OF THEM VULNERABLE PEOPLE
MANY OF THEM VULNERABLE PEOPLE WHO THIS VICIOUS PREDATOR OF A
WHO THIS VICIOUS PREDATOR OF A VIRUS TARGETED FROM DAY ONE.
VIRUS TARGETED FROM DAY ONE. THIS VIRUS ATTACKED THE
THIS VIRUS ATTACKED THE VULNERABLE, AND ATTACKED THE
VULNERABLE, AND ATTACKED THE WEAK.
WEAK. AND IT’S OUR JOB AS A SOCIETY TO

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