The Governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo, has a stark warning for Australians.
“It is as serious as life and death. Act sooner and act more dramatically. Don’t procrastinate – there’ll be people who say ‘this is too dire, it won’t be that bad, this is media hype’. They are wrong.”
Governor Cuomo is in charge of the state with the United States’ highest number of COVID-19 cases. It’s the epicentre – ground zero – for the virus within the US, amid fears the nation could become ‘the next Italy’.
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“One of the forecasters said to me we were looking at a freight train coming across the country, and now, we are looking at a bullet train because the numbers are going up that quickly,” he said on Wednesday.
As of Wednesday local time (Thursday AEDT), New York State has more…