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NYC virus deaths exceed 4,000, topping toll for 9/11 attacks

Virus Outbreak New York
Posted at 7:59 PM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-07 22:59:40-04

New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed the number of those killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11.

Health officials say at least 4,000 people have died in the city. The toll from the virus Tuesday is now more than 1,000 deaths higher than that of the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil.

In Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in intensive care with the virus. And Japan declared a month-long state of emergency for Tokyo and six other regions. In China, authorities lifted 11-week-old restrictions in the city of Wuhan, where the outbreak began.