Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here.The White House’s coronavirus response coordinator sounded the alarm for New Yorkers, urging them to continue to self-isolate because of the alarmingly aggressive “attack rate” of the coronavirus in the densely populated city.Dr. Deborah Birx told reporters at the task force briefing Monday the New York City metro area has an attack rate — which refers to the percentage of a population that has a disease in epidemiology — of 1 in 1000.TRUMP TELLS SENATE TO STOP PLAYING ‘PARTISAN POLITICS,’ HOPES CORONAVIRUS GUIDELINES WON’T LAST ‘MONTHS’The high rate of infection indicated that the virus has been spreading throughout the city for weeks, even though state officials only began mandating that recreational businesses and dine-in restaurants close and nonessential workers stay home or work from home, as of last Monday.New York City has a population of about 8.6 million people and has seen the number of cases rising to 12,339 as of Monday.Birx added that the attack rate in New York City is five times that of other areas in the United States and that 28 percent of lab specimens tested for COVID-19 from the city have come back positive. In comparison, positive test results have been less than


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