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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo held his daily briefing. Watch live below.
- Cuomo signing order to recognize Juneteenth as a holiday for state employees. He will advance legislation to make it an official state holiday next year.
- The governor says his last daily COVID-19 briefing will be Friday, June 19. He will hold briefings as needed after that.
Reopening and COVID-19 updates:
- New York City still on track to enter Phase 2 of reopening on Monday, June 22, Cuomo says.
- Governor signing legislation to protect the rights of health-care workers to speak out about improper patient care or workplace safety.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio held his daily briefing. Watch in video below.
New wave of reform
- 50-a repealed
- Mandatory body-camera release policy
- City will apply new body-worn camera policy retroactively, release all audio, video footage from older cases that fit criteria
Reforming police discipline
- Previous policy: Internal Affairs Bureau must file charges within 18 months of administrative violations No limit to family for conduct that would be criminal
- Now: Expedited investigation and discipline for causing substantial injury
- New standards: Immediate decision by Police Commissioner on modified duty or suspicion within 48 hours
- IAB investigation conducted within two weeks.
- More transparent discipline:
- Immediately: All trial discussions will be published going forward
- In July: Posting info for about 1,100 pending cases, including names,charges, hearing date, resolution
- In process: Making comprehensive disciplinary records fully transparent and online
- COVID Hospital admissions: 55
- H+H ICU admissions: 333
- Percentage tested who are positive: 2%
NYC lawmakers are calling on the mayor to expedite the city's reopening. Read more.
Latest official numbers:
As of Wednesday morning, a total of 384,575 people had tested positive for COVID-19 in New York, with the state's death toll at 24,608.
The New York state coronavirus hotline is 1-888-364-3065; information is also being posted here