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New York State Reports Record New Covid-19 Cases on Dec. 24

  • State had 49,708 new cases; new cases slowed to 36,454 Dec. 25
  • Fauci warns Americans to stay vigilant amid hospital volumes
People attempt to receive Covid-19 testing kits from city workers distributing the kits in Brooklyn on Dec. 24.

People attempt to receive Covid-19 testing kits from city workers distributing the kits in Brooklyn on Dec. 24.

Photographer: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

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New cases of coronavirus in New York State surged to an all-time high Dec. 24 before retreating on Christmas Day.