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UPDATE Mar. 21 A "Major Disaster": Army Deploys In New York State As Confirmed Cases Top 11,000: Live Updates
"(1230ET): New cases are being reported out of New York State and NYC are being reported faster than we can keep up, as the state ramps up testing.
NYC officials just announced that the total number of confirmed cases in the city has climbed to 7,530. An hour ago, Gov. Cuomo put the number at 6,211.
By our count, this puts the new total cases in New York State at 11,675.
Last night, de Blasio described NYC as the "epicenter" of the US outbreak."