NYC officials now say you should cover your face in public

Mayor Bill de Blasio said that N95 masks and surgical masks should be reserved for medical personnel and first responders. Every day New Yorkers, on the other hand, should cover their nose and mouth with a bandana, scarf, or other piece of clothing.

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.

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.