New York City Woman Was First COVID Death In New York
The first COVID death in New York State was an 82-year-old woman in New York City.
"COVID-19 devastated our city, our families, and our lives," New York City Mayor Eric Adams stated. "Today, as we mark three years since we recorded the loss of the first New Yorker to the pandemic, we pause to recognize the pain the past three years have brought, as well as remember the 45,000 lives lost since March 2020 in our city.
As of Thursday, 78,952 have died from COVID in New York State, according to the CDC.
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