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NYC’s COVID death toll passes 25,000 as vaccination effort continues

NYC’s COVID death toll passes 25,000 as vaccination effort continues
The city appeared to pass the threshold of 25,000 COVID deaths near the start of the week. Nationwide, there were more than 336,000 COVID deaths as of Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.

As authorities ramp up efforts to get New Yorkers vaccinated, the city passed a grim milestone in the COVID crisis: 25,055 have died of the disease, according to the latest figures from the Health Department.Hizzoner nodded to all the New Yorkers who have been marking the holidays without a loved one.As of Tuesday morning, 67,116 New Yorkers had received doses of coronavirus vaccine, according to de Blasio.” There were 20,255 confirmed COVID deaths and another 4,800 cases in which the victim’s death certificate listed the disease as the cause of death, but the deceased was not known to have gotten positive test results.

” The city appeared to pass the threshold of 25,000 COVID deaths near the start of the week.Nationwide, there were more than 336,000 COVID deaths as of Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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