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Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Thursday, July 2, 2020

Virus Outbreak New York
Posted at 5:38 AM, Jul 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-02 11:00:12-04

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.

10 a.m.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio held his daily briefing. Watch in video below.

Open restaurants on open streets

  • 22 Open Streets dedicated to Open Restaurants (2.62 miles)
  • This will be for Friday nights and weekends
  • Bronx: Arthur Ave.
  • Brooklyn: 5th Ave., Reed St., Dock St., Main St., Washington St., Anchorage Pl.
  • Manhattan: Doyers St., E 101 St., Gansevoort St., 9th Ave, 13th St., Little W. 12th St, Broadway, Orchard St., Broome St., W. 46th St., Mulberry St., Hester St.
  • Queens: Bell Blvd., 41st Ave
  • Staten Island: New Dorp Ln.

Return to school

  • More than 450,000 families responded to return to school survey, 75% want to send their kids back in September
  • Developing multiple plans and contingencies with teachers, principals and parents
  • Precautions will include: Face coverings, social distancing, deep cleaning and hand washing stations

Alternate side parking

  • Alternate Side Parking suspended next week through Sunday, July 12

Staten Island Ferry

  • Rush-hour service resumes July 6
  • 15-minute service: Weekdays, 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • 20-minute service: Weekdays, 6 a.m. - 7 a.m. and 3:50 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Daily indicators

  • COVID hospitalizations: 60
  • H+H ICUs: 293
  • Percentage tested positive: 2%

Latest official numbers:
As of Thursday morning, a total of 394,079 people had tested positive for COVID-19 in New York, with the state's death toll at 24,866.

COVID-19 timeline: How novel coronavirus spread

Tips to protect yourself and others amid coronavirus outbreaks

The New York state coronavirus hotline is 1-888-364-3065; information is also being posted here