CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

The New York Daily News reports:

The number of confirmed COVID cases in New York City surged past 100,000 Sunday morning, according to the Health Department. The number of cases came to 102,504 as of 9 a.m., with 5,789 deaths — marking 3,789 new cases and 47 new deaths overnight.

Hospitalizations and deaths have been increasing at a slower rate, and the number of new coronavirus patients needing ventilators has dropped to 70 per day, down from a peak of 200 to 300 per day last week, according to Hizzoner.

Nationwide, there were more than 540,000 confirmed COVID cases and over 21,400 deaths as of Sunday afternoon, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.