'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.

Cuomo: 52,318 coronavirus cases in NY; 728 dead

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says that there are now 52,318 total coronavirus cases in New York State, and 728 people have died, with officials still expecting a high point of infections to happen in 14-21 days.

Cuomo wants FEMA, military to build more mobile hospitals

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking the Trump administration to authorize an additional 4,000 beds in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Cuomo also said schools in New York state will remain closed for another two weeks until April 15.

New York mobilizes against coronavirus

New York authorities mobilized to head off a potential public health disaster in the nation's largest city Wednesday, with its emergence as the nation's biggest coronavirus hot spot a warning flare — and perhaps a cautionary tale — for the rest of the country.

NY coronavirus cases jump to more than 26,000

In announcing that the number of positive coronavirus cases in the state has jumped to 25,665, Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned the rest of the country that the virus is headed their way.