Gov. Cuomo authorizes seizure of ventilators if needed

Officials fear they will soon run out of breathing machines for intensive care patients. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order will allow the state to redeploy excess ventilators and protective equipment from hospitals and other institutions.

'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.