March 14, 2020 / 3:21 PM / 20 days ago

New York governor says 82-year-old woman is state's first COVID-19 death

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An 82-year-old woman who previously suffered from emphysema died at a Manhattan hospital of COVID-19, becoming New York state’s first coronavirus-related death, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday.

The number of cases throughout the state increased to more than 500, Cuomo told local reporters on a media call.

Reporting by Brendan O'Brien; Writing by Daniel Wallis; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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