NY governor: Sandy damages, losses estimated at $50 billion

November 8, 2012 20:09

NEW YORK - Superstorm Sandy caused an estimated $50 billion in damages and economic losses for the US Northeast region, with New York state sustaining $33 billion in damages, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday.

"That is a staggering number, especially with the financial situation we've been in," Cuomo told a news conference.

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