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 Mayor Bill de Blasio held his daily briefing. Watch in full below:
- Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are the keynote speakers at tonight's NYC Class of 2020 graduation special, airing live on PIX11 and the PIX11 Plus app at 7 p.m.
Daily COVID-19 indicators:
- Coronavirus hospitalizations: 40
- H+H ICU patients: 301
- Percent of NYC residents who tested positive: 1% (of all tested Monday)
New York City budget updates:
- Mayor says fiscal year 2021 budget is $88.1 billion, brought down from $95.3 billion projected earlier this year
- Budget includes deep cuts to city agencies and billions in savings
Values in the NYC budget:
- NYC Care - Expanding to Manhattan and Queens - guaranteed health care in every borough ($37.5 million)
- Specialized COVID-19 clinics for hard-hit comunities
- Three new specialized community clinics in Bushwick (Brooklyn), Jackson Heights (Queens) and Tremont (Brooklyn), to treat the lasting effects of COVID-19. ($113 million)
- $450 million effort over FY20 and FY21 to ensure no New Yorkers go hungry amid the pandemic or after.
NYPD reform and the budget:
- $1 billion in cuts and reduced expenses while maintaining patrol strength and keeping our streets safe, Mayor says.
- Reduced spending
- Cancel July police academy class, lowering future headcount of NYPD
- Major overtime reductions
- Reduce contracts and non-personnel expenses
- Transfer responsibilities out of NYPD
- Crossing guards
- Homeless engagement unit
NYPD Reinvestments planned in budget:
- Approximately $430 million in cuts from NYPD
- $115 million for summer youth programming
- $116 million for education
- $134 million for family and social services
- Nearly $547 million in capital shifted from NYPD
- $450 million for NYCHA and Parks youth recreation centers
- $87 million for NYCHA broadband expansion
Latest official numbers:
As of Tuesday morning, a total of 392,930 people had tested positive for COVID-19 in New York, with the state's death toll at 24,842.
The New York state coronavirus hotline is 1-888-364-3065; information is also being posted here