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Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is stand firming his daily press conference on the COVID-19 outbreak, which has infected more than 76,000 people in the state as of Wednesday morning.

On Tuesday, Cuomo broke that the coronavirus has proven more powerful and more dangerous than expected. His remarks came shortly after he practised that his brother, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, contracted COVID-19 and is isolating himself.

“I’m tired of being behind this virus. We’ve been behind this virus from day one,” the governor bring up in Albany on Tuesday. “We underestimated this virus. It’s more powerful, it’s more dangerous than we expected.”

The state’s new occasions on Tuesday made New York the coronavirus epicenter of the world, surpassing China’s Hubei province, which reported 67,801 corroborated cases since the virus emerged there in December. Cuomo said 10,929 people have been hospitalized with the coronavirus, registering 2,710 ICU patients.

Globally, the coronavirus has infected more than 873,767 and has killed at least 43,288 people, according to Johns Hopkins University matter. In the U.S., the coronavirus has infected at least 189,633 people and has killed at least 4,081.

—CNBC’s
Berkeley Lovelace Jr.
contributed to this turn up.

Read CNBC’s live updates to see the latest news on the COVID-19 outbreak.

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