Joseph Spector, New York State Team Published 1:58 p.m. ET April 23, 2020 | Updated 10:42 p.m. ET April 23, 2020CLOSE New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo details the preliminary results from a COVID-19 antibody test of 3,000 people across the state; April 23, 2020. New York State TeamALBANY, N.Y. – New York may have 13.9% of its population infected with coronavirus, meaning 2.7 million residents could have had the virus, preliminary state results Thursday showed.New York heath officials conducted an antibody test of a sample of 3,000 people in recent days. The immediate results, released Thursday, suggested a death rate of about 0.5% of those infected because about 15,500 New Yorkers have died of confirmed COVID-19 cases.Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the results are an important indicator of the depth of the virus. He said the death rate is probably higher than the results showed.There are many deaths that have happened at home and not immediately tallied because they didn’t occur at a hospital or a nursing home, Cuomo said. New York has about 19.5 million people.”It’s still preliminary, and when we say there are 15,000 deaths, those numbers are going to go up,” Cuomo said. “These are only hospitalization or nursing home


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