Wilton/New York — New York governor Andrew Cuomo, widely acclaimed for his leadership and approach as his state remains an epicentre of Covid-19 in the US, has said his brother Chris Cuomo, a leading CNN anchor, has tested positive for the coronavirus, as cases in the state continue to climb rapidly and deaths rise past the 1,500 mark.

“My brother Chris is positive for coronavirus, we found that this morning. He is going to be fine, he’s young, strong — not as strong as he thinks ... but he will be fine,” Cuomo told a daily briefing on the coronavirus...

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