New York State just passed a grim COVID milestone.

Tuesday, March 14 marked threes years since New York State recorded its first COVID-19 death.

First COVID Death In New York State Honored

Current NY Governor Kathy Hochul Faces Off Against Gubernatorial Challengers In Debate
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Gov. Kathy Hochul took to Twitter to remember all those lose from COVID.

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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.

New York Mayoral Candidate Eric Adams Votes In Primary
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As of Thursday, 78,952 have died from COVID in New York State, according to the CDC.

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