NEW YORK — Below you will find the most up-to-date information on coronavirus news impacting New York. You can find additional resources and coverage on our coronavirus page.
New York City begins Phase 1 of its reopening. See the details of what this means.
The MTA is increasing service and precautions as NYC enters Phase 1 of reopening. Read more about the changes.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo held his daily briefing. Watch below.
- Cuomo says he will sign police reform bills that are expected to be passed by state legislature this week.
- There are now 15 prioritized COVID-19 testing sites across NYC for individuals who participated in recent protests.
- They are focusing on four hot-spot neighborhoods in NYC as city begins reopening.
- New York opening 14 new temporary testing sites at churches in impacted areas of NYC.
- State is authorizing local governments to extend deadline for filing property tax abatements by 90 days.
- New York City can now resume regular ambulatory care and scheduling elective surgeries.
- State is giving the MTA another 1 million masks, as well as 25,000 gallons and 500,000 2-oz. bottles of hand sanitizer for reopening.
- The governor says reduced MTA ridership provided an opportunity to accelerate construction and improvement projects.
- The MTA is launching the rehabilitation project of the F train's Rutgers Tube in July – Four years ahead of original schedule. Will leverage lessons from the L train tunnel rehab project.
Mayor Bill de Blasio held his daily briefing. Watch in video below.
- 100 days since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic
- Sectors: Construction, manufacturing, Wholesale suppliers, non-essential retail (Curbside and in-store pickup)
- New Yorkers are likely going to watch and as they see things working, they’ll begin to come out.
- “This is clearly the hardest place in America to get to this moment.”
- “Only because New Yorkers went the extra mile did we get here.”
- 20 new miles of busways and bus lanes.
- Five new busways in NYC launching on an urgent basis (between June and October)
- Busways launch as a one-year trial basis.
- 4 new bus lanes
- NYC Staten Island Ferry to run every 20 minutes
- About 800 NYPD school safety agents deployed throughout MTA system at high-priority stations. Read more.
- Will provide face coverings, promote social distancing
- Alternate side parking suspending through June 21
- COVID hospital admissions: 67 (under threshold)
- H+H ICU admissions: 326 (under threshold)
- Percent tested positive: 3% (under threshold)
COVID-19 cases in NYC
- Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot: People are still being diagnosed with COVID-19. We still need New Yorkers to wear face coverings.
- We encourage people to stay socially distant.
- We are paying close attention to recent protests, and possible COVID outbreaks.
Protests and policing
- Kettling (or closing in limited area): “I don’t want to see it used unless there’s a specific reason.”
- Mayor’s decision to cut funds to NYPD: In the next three weeks, we’re going to decide the city’s budget.
Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke to the PIX11 Morning News NYC's reopening, plans to shift funds from the NYPD to youth services and more. Watch the interview.
MTA Interim President Sarah Feinberg spoke to the PIX11 Morning News on how the transit authority is getting back on track. Watch the interview now.
Latest official numbers:
As of Monday morning, there were 378,097 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New York, with the state's death toll at 24,259.
The New York state coronavirus hotline is 1-888-364-3065; information is also being posted here