Coronavirus deaths in NJ reach 355; over 22,000 total cases

New Jersey slashed regulations for some health care providers to make it easier for them to work confronting the coronavirus, Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday, as the death toll from the virus more than doubled to 355 since earlier this week.

'A battlefield behind your home': New York deaths double in 3 days

New York authorities rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in three days to more than 1,900 and the wail of ambulances in the otherwise eerily quiet streets of the city became the heartbreaking soundtrack of the crisis.

New York virus death toll rises above 1,200

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday said 6,984 new cases have brought the state's total to 66,497. More than 9,500 people have been hospitalized with more than 2,300 people under intensive care.

New York City's poorer neighborhoods hit hardest by coronavirus

As coronavirus cases in New York City topped 30,000, President Donald Trump said he would issue a travel advisory urging people in the region to avoid traveling out of the area for 14 days. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday he worried the advisory would keep some families apart.