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With New York recovering, Cuomo fears U.S. hotspots will bring spike

State officials reported 799 COVID-19 hospitalizations on Saturday, which is the lowest number since March 18.

NEW YORK — The number of New Yorkers hospitalized with the coronavirus has fallen to the lowest point in nearly four months, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo fears a resurgence in cases is inevitable amid outbreaks in other states. 

Cuomo told WAMC radio on Friday that the state's quarantine rules for travelers returning from hard-hit areas are difficult to enforce. He says the only question now is how high New York's rate will rise. 

State officials reported 799 COVID-19 hospitalizations on Saturday, which is the lowest number since March 18.

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