New York has become the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic across the world as the number of confirmed cases surpassed China’s Hubei province, where the outbreak originated. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state confirmed 9,298 new cases overnight, bringing the total to 75,795. China’s Hubei province has reported 67,801 confirmed cases. Cuomo said the state will hit the peak in seven to 21 days.