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  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the worst is yet to come for the spike in coronavirus cases in New York City.
  • "April is going to be worse than March. And I fear May will be worse than April," de Blasio said on NBC's "Meet The Press" on Sunday.
  • 10,356 New York State residents had tested positive for coronavirus as of Saturday evening.
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New York City's mayor has a stark warning regarding the escalating number of cases of coronavirus in the city and around the US.

"All Americans deserve the blunt truth, it is only getting worse," Mayor Bill de Blasio said on NBC's "Meet The Press" on Sunday morning. "April is going to be worse than March. And I fear May will be worse than April."

"So bluntly, it's going to get worse, a lot worse, before it gets better," de Blasio said.

As of Saturday evening, 10,356 New York State residents had tested positive for coronavirus, reports The New York Times.

"Right now, we are a third of the cases in the country," de Blasio said. "That's going to get worse. We are about two thirds or more of the cases in New York State, that's going to get worse."

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