Nearly 160,000 people in New York State have more diagnoses than Spain. The governor of New York said that the closure of the city for 18 days seemed like a lifetime. On April 9, local time, a total of 159,937 cases were diagnosed in New York State, an increase of 10,621 cases from 24 hours ago.

The number of confirmed cases in New York State has exceeded Spain. New York State Governor said that in the past 24 hours, New York State had 799 new deaths, the largest increase since the outbreak. Como also said that New York State has been closed for 18 days and it feels like it has been a lifetime.