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Cuomo calls on NY hospitals to test for highly contagious COVID-19 variantALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on New York hospitals and labs to specifically test for a new highly contagious COVID-19 mutation found in the United Kingdom. The governor, who a day earlier worked out a deal with airlines requiring travelers from England report a negative coronavirus test before flying to the Empire State, said he believes the new strain is likely already in the U.S. “If the variant is here, I want to know, because that would be problematic,” Cuomo said Tuesday during a phone briefing with r…

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