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New York Reports Another Deadly Day Even as Virus Slows Pace

  • 783 more fatalities push U.S. to world’s highest death toll
  • Cuomo questions de Blasio decision to keep NYC schools closed
Healthcare workers move a deceased patient to a refrigerated truck serving as make-shift morgues at Brooklyn Hospital Center on April 9. 

Healthcare workers move a deceased patient to a refrigerated truck serving as make-shift morgues at Brooklyn Hospital Center on April 9. 

Photographer: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images

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New York’s fatalities remained at a high plateau, with another 783 deaths reported Saturday, although hospitalizations and admissions to intensive care continued to slow dramatically, Governor Andrew Cuomo said.