A total of 113,704 people in New York State have tested positive for coronavirus and 3,565 people have died, Governor Andrew Cuomo said at a press conference on Saturday.
The growth of coronavirus cases on Long Island is concerning local officials as the apex is expected next week.
Firefighters applauded health care workers and blared sirens from their trucks in New York on April 3 in a show of support for their emergency-response colleagues battling the COVID-19 outbreak in the city.
Firefighters applauded healthcare workers across New York City as part of a show of solidarity for emergency services workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. Credit: FDNY via Storyful
Forget the old New Yorker's refrain of “I'm walking here!” Big Apple citizens are taking a more tentative tack since the city became a hot zone for the novel coronavirus pandemic that has sickened at least 480,000 and killed 21,000 worldwide.
According to an statement by the New York City Department of Education, remote learning will continue for students and teachers through Spring Recess, which was originally scheduled for April 9 through April 17.
Tiffany Pinckney remembers the fear when COVID-19 stole her breath. So when she recovered, the New York City mother became one of the country’s first survivors to donate her blood to help treat other seriously ill patients.
Funeral homes in New York and around the globe are becoming quickly overwhelmed by victims of the coronavirus pandemic.
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, some New Yorkers are still piling on to crowded subway cars and buses to get to work every day.
At a time when businesses are struggling to stay afloat, funeral homes in New York City say that they are being overwhelmed by victims from the coronavirus pandemic.
Despite the threat of the coronavirus pandemic, some New Yorkers are still piling onto crowded subway cars, leading some officials to call for the MTA to increase service to prevent such issues.
The major futures indexes are indicating a decline of 1.3 percent when trading begins.
The mayor said he expects New York to face "unprecedented challenges" in the next few weeks and is asking the president to call on doctors and nurses around the country to deploy where they are most needed.
One doctor on Long Island called the coronavirus is the most catastrophic crisis of his nearly four-decade career.
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 growing scene for those who venture out into the streets of Manhattan these days is boarded up storefronts.
A $177 billion state budget passed by New York lawmakers Friday leaves leeway for spending cuts of as much as $10 billion as the full financial toll of the coronavirus outbreak becomes more clear.
Sandra Santos-Vizcaino, who taught third grade at an elementary school in Brooklyn, is the first New York City school teacher reported to have died of COVID-19.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that New York state now has more than 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases.
New Yorkers have been urged by Mayor Bill de Blasio to wear face coverings when out in public, but one health expert says things like bandannas and scarves can only do so much to help stop the spread of the virus.