Watch live: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo holds a briefing on coronavirus response

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is holding a briefing Thursday on the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Cuomo announced Wednesday that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in New York now tops 30,000 and said "we're still on the way up the mountain."

How to watch Cuomo's press conference today

The state projects a need for 140,000 hospital beds, but currently has 53,000. The governor said they expect to need 40,000 ICU beds, but only had about 3,000 as of Wednesday.

First published on March 26, 2020 / 11:13 AM

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