Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Wednesday, June 10, 2020

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Posted at 5:56 AM, Jun 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-10 12:20:33-04

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.

11:30 a.m.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo held his daily briefing. Watch below.

Reopening and COVID-19 updates:

  • Every region of New York is now reopening.
  • As New York enters a new phase of the pandemic, there is a new, data-driven focus on daily testing and infection numbers.
  • Moving forward, we need to do two things simultaneously, Cuomo says.
    • Monitor the reopening
    • Energize the reopening
      • Stimulate the economy with large-scale development projects
      • Capitalize on the moment of reduced activity
  • Fast-tracking the construction of a new LaGuardia Airport
    • Will be the first major new airport built in the U.S. in 25 years and will be a major boost to the New York economy.
    • LaGuardia's new Terminal B arrivals and departures hall opens now, Port Authority Executive Director Rick Cotton said.

Protests and police reform updates:

  • Cuomo says again that he will sign legislation this week that will lead the nation in policing reform, including repealing 50-a and banning police chokeholds.

9:45 a.m.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio held his daily briefing. Watch in video below.

Cure Violence movement

  • Expanding cure violence to four additional precincts in Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn
  • Cure Violence would cover 20 precincts with highest gun violence
  • Increase crisis management system budget by $10 million
  • Funding to help add staff and create new sites
  • Andre Mitchell, founder of Man Up Inc. "We need to make sure there is legislation that supports permanent office" that prevents gun violence.
  • "We need a plan that’s a public health approach to public safety."

Reopening NYC

  • Must continue to testing and tracing
  • Anyone who wants to get tested call 311 or visit
  • More testing for hard-hit areas (15-20 new sites from community-based clinics)
  • City now offering testing kits to all hospitals and hospital systems. Immediately sending 3,000 Made in NYC test kits to Staten Island.
  • Monday, June 15: NYC will give an update on Test and Trace Corps. findings

Daily indicators (all under thresholds)

  • COVID hospital admissions: 67
  • H+H ICUs: 341
  • Percentage tested positive: 3%

Reopening latest:
Long Island enters Phase 2 of reopening Wednesday. Watch more above.

7 a.m.
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran spoke to the PIX11 Morning News about reopening and police reform. Watch interview here.

Latest official numbers:
As of Tuesday morning, there were 379,482 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New York, with the state's death toll sitting at 24,348.

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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