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New York state virus toll tops 4,000 with 594 new deaths in 24 hours

An ambulance drives by a US Army National Guards member standing outside of the Jacob K. Javits Centre on April 5, 2020 in New York.

[NEW YORK] The coronavirus death toll in New York state rose to 4,159, the governor said on Sunday, up from 3,565 a day prior.

The spike by 594 deaths showed a slight decrease in the day-to-day number of lives lost compared to the previous day.

It was the first time the day-over-...

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