New York now has more coronavirus cases than any foreign country

As of Friday morning, the Empire State had almost 162,000 confirmed cases of the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University. Spain, the country with the most confirmed cases other than the U.S., has just over 157,000 cases.

Of the over 16,600 deaths in the U.S. from the disease, more than 7,000 have come from New York.

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