Coronavirus death toll reaches triple digits in New York City

Ns News Online Desk:Ns News Online Desk: New York City’s coronavirus death toll soared into the triple digits Monday night, with 125 people dying from the illness, city officials said.

The number represents an increase of 26 city fatalities since Sunday night.

Since Monday morning the number of coronavirus cases in the Big Apple jumped from 12,339 to 13,119, according to City Hall.

Queens, as of Monday night, had the most coronavirus cases of any borough with 3,848. Brooklyn was next with 3,742; Manhattan had 2,646, the Bronx tallied 1,999 and in Staten Island, there were 877.

The New York City region has emerged as the epicenter of the pandemic — accounting for roughly 5 percent of the world’s confirmed cases.

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