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Hochul says state 'turning the corner' on omicron, as case numbers level off

Hochul says state 'turning the corner' on omicron, as case numbers level off
New York State is "turning the corner" on the COVID-19 omicron surge, with case numbers appearing to level off and drop, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Friday. While cautioning that no one should "spike the f

Kathy Hochul said Friday.While cautioning that no one should "spike the football," Hochul said the numbers are heading in a good direction that hopefully signals the beginning of the end of the record-setting surge — the fourth since the pandemic hit the state almost two years ago.I’ve been waiting to say that," Hochul said at a news briefing in Albany.But Hochul also said 177 people died on Thursday in New York of causes linked to the virus, including 30 on Long Island — 15 each in Nassau and Suffolk.

Kathy Hochul said.But Hochul also said 177 people died on Thursday in New York of causes linked to the virus, including 30 on Long Island — 15 each in Nassau and Suffolk.

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