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Coronavirus Update: NYC to add 12 H+H testing sites to increase COVID-19 testing

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — Mayor Bill de Blasio says that the city will increase its testing capacity to more than 10,000 COVID-19 tests per day by adding 12 more Health+Hospitals testing locations over the next two weeks. “The thing that matters most is testing, testing, testing,” the mayor said.

Two of the three indicators the city is tracking went up. 51 people were admitted to the hospital, down from 55. However, ICU patients went up as did the percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus, 14%.


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