The rate of hospitalization on Long Island is slowing.
On Friday officials announced at least 4,657 cases of novel coronavirus confirmed in Nassau County and at least 3,385 in Suffolk. And as New York approaches the anticipated peak of infection, officials want to make sure there are enough resources available on Long Island.
The number of positive COVID-19 cases jumped to 2,869 with one new death in Nassau County. Suffolk County has at least 1,880 confirmed cases and four new deaths. Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini is one of the latest officials to test positive for the virus.
Across Long Island, public and private schools, gyms and theaters are closed. Restaurants are still open but only for takeout or delivery.
Medical experts say the vast majority of patients who have tested positive for the virus on Long Island are improving. They stress the importance of social distancing—not getting too close to other people—and staying home if you're feeling sick.
Long Island officials announced that many assisted- and senior-living facilities are temporarily limiting or in some cases eliminating visitors.
A nurse and mother from Long Island woman was found guilty on three counts in the homicide of an anti-gang activist's death.
Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini said a grand jury will issue a special report on the circumstances of Thomas Valva's death.
Both the Nassau County Council of School Superintendents and the Suffolk County School Superintendents Association told FOX 5 NY they're in constant communication with relevant agencies and will continue to communicate with their communities.
Elected officials are calling on the MTA to abandon the plan for an increase on LIRR fares.
A cameraman from News 12 testified in court about the video he captured that showed a confrontation between AnnMarie Drago and Evelyn Rodriguez.
Opposing narratives were outlined in court on Thursday as the trial of Ann Marie Drago got underway. Drago, a nurse and mother of two, is accused of running over and killing anti-gang activist Evelyn Rodriguez.
The trial of Ann Marie Drago, the woman accused of running over and killing anti-gang activist Evelyn Rodriguez began on Thursday.
The Suffolk County Legislature met on Wednesday to reintroduce a bill that would create an Office of Inspector General for the county.
A Long Island teacher has written a book with the goal of fostering a conversation between kids and their caregivers about boundaries with tech use in the home.
The college lacrosse player has been a volunteer firefighter since he was a pre-teen.
Alex Grundmann loves legos and robotics so it only made sense for him to join the middle school robotics club when he entered sixth grade.
The Rocky Point Robo Eagles designed and built a handicap-accessible ramp to encourage students like their classmate, Alex, to continue to compete in robotics competitions.
The Marine Animal Disease Laboratory spent over 200 hours testing 32 samples of scallops from the Peconic Bay.
A Long Island woman has faced serious medical issues for 15 years. Her latest challenge is kidney failure.