New York City Lawyer, Family, Neighbor Infected with Coronavirus


    Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesA Manhattan lawyer who contracted the 2019 novel coronavirus was in critical condition on Wednesday, and his wife, son, daughter, and even the neighbor who drove him to the hospital were infected, too.Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the four new cases—bringing New York’s total number of confirmed cases to six—were all linked to the  Westchester County-based man.The infected lawyer checked into a suburban hospital on Feb. 27 with respiratory problems and was reportedly diagnosed four days later. He remained in critical condition at the New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center in Manhattan, according to health officials. The firm in question was said to be a boutique seven-lawyer practice in Manhattan located across 42nd Street from Grand Central Terminal, where the patient reportedly commuted on the Metro-North Railroad from a home in New Rochelle. Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here


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