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New York governor declares 'disaster emergency' over rising COVID-19 infection rates

REUTERS
Published : Nov 27, 2021, 12:47 pm IST
Updated : Nov 27, 2021, 12:47 pm IST

'Disaster emergency' declared in New York

Travelers line up for a COVID-19 test during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the Manhattan borough of New York City. (Reuters Photo)
 Travelers line up for a COVID-19 test during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the Manhattan borough of New York City. (Reuters Photo)

New York Governor Kathy Hochul issued a COVID-19 "disaster emergency" declaration on Friday, citing increasing rates of infections and hospitalizations.

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Location: United States, New York