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Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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Posted at 6:18 AM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 11:20:59-04

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 as the city cracks down on illegal fireworks. Watch in video below.

Illegal fireworks response

  • Go to root cause: Fireworks suppliers
  • Sting operations to be done

Macy’s Fourth of July

  • NYC and Macy’s to bring fireworks display to all five boroughs with a series of shows starting June 29 through July 1 (weather-permitting)
  • July 4 finale live from the top of Empire State Building
  • “This year is going to be different.”

Alternate side parking reform

  • City will amend Alternate Side Parking (ASP) regulations. Read more
  • New Yorkers no longer need to move their cars more than once per week this summer
  • ASP suspended through Sunday, June 28
  • Beginning June 29, streets will be cleaned no more than once per week
  • Down from two days or more per week in many neighborhoods
  • Streets with multiple ASP days would be cleaned on the latest day posted on your street's sign (Ex: If you need to currently move your car twice, now you just have to move it on the later day.)
  • City will resume ASP next week and decided each week there after whether to resume or suspend based on street conditions.

NYC Daily indicators

  • COVID hospitalizations: 45
  • H+H ICU admissions: 320
  • Percentage tested who are positive: 2%

8:45 a.m.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a virtual graduation ceremony will air on PIX11 on June 30. Read more.

6 a.m.
Polls are open! It's primary Tuesday in New York after election day was delayed due to COVID-19. Read more and find your polling location here.

5 a.m.
Protesters loudly protested nightly illegal-fireworks displays outside Mayor Bill de Blasio's Upper East Side mansion overnight. Watch more here.

Latest official numbers:
As of Tuesday morning, a total of 388,488 people had tested positive for COVID-19 in New York, with the state's death toll at 24,739.

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