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Cuomo Turns Focus From Beds To Equipment In Virus Battle

Governor Andrew Cuomo, faced with what is expected to be a peak of COVID-19 cases in about a week, said Saturday that the focus has shifted from beds to finding staff and equipment for that staff. more

Cuomo To Deploy National Guard To Redistribute Available Medical Supplies

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced at his daily press briefing that he will sign an Executive Order mandating that hospitals around the state release their excess medical equipment to be redistributed to hospitals where there is the greatest need. more

Cuomo Predicts State Stockpile Of Ventilators Will Last Six More Days

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that, at the current rate of COVID-19, the state's supply of ventilators will gone in a week. more

Cuomo Orders NYC Playgrounds Closed, Now Predicts Apex by Month's End

Governor Andrew Cuomo used his daily press conference Wednesday to announce that playgrounds in New York City are going to be closed down to try to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. more

Virus Strikes Close To Home For Cuomo

In his daily press conference, Andrew Cuomo revealed that his brother, CNN newsman Chris Cuomo, has been confirmed with the COVID-19 virus. more

Cuomo Pleads For More Health Care Workers From Across the Country

Governor Andrew Cuomo used his daily press conference on Monday to ask for help from health care workers across the country. more


State Senator James Seward of Oneonta today announced both he and his wife Cindy have tested positive for COVID-19. more

Cuomo Predicts Virus Will Claim Thousands

In his daily press conference, Governor Andrew Cuomo told reporters that projections, in his opinion, indicate that thousands will die in New York State before the public health emergency from COVID-19 is over. more

Otsego County COVID-19 Numbers Rise

The Otsego County Department of Public Health announced Saturday that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is up to nine. more

Cuomo Calls A Regional Quarantine "Unworkable"

Governor Andrew Cuomo said he has not discussed a regional quarantine with the president, and announced the New York presidential primary vote will be postponed to June 23. more

Otsego County Reports First Virus Death

Otsego County this afternoon reported the first death associated with COVID-19. more

Cuomo Announces Schools To Stay Closed Another Two Weeks

The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise across New York, leading the governor to extend the statewide school shutdown until April 15. more

COVID-19 --Cuomo Tells Schools, Local Gov't To Brace For Economic Hit

In his daily press conference on the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Andrew Cuomo slammed federal legislators for not addressing the economic impact of the virus on state and local governments, and rejected any calls for travel bans to upstate or quarantines on people who have fled from New York City, something state Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker rejected yesterday. more

New Delaware County COVID-19 Cases Announced

Delaware County Public Health officials this morning announced there are now five confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county, while three additional case investigations have been transferred back to their home counties. more

Cuomo Says Virus Hospitalization Rate Is Slowing

In Wednesday's daily press briefing, New York's governor returned to his conciliatory tone with the Trump administration, but said the Senate's proposed $3 trillion relief package would be “terrible for New York.” more

NYS Re-Opening Enrollment In Health Plan

New York, along with eight other states, is extending the signup period for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. more

Cuomo: Feds Need To Act Now

Governor Cuomo used his daily press conference today to call on the Trump administration to act without delay, saying “we're not slowing the virus down. It's accelerating on its own.” more

Cuomo Starts Planning For An Economic Reboot While Continuing To Prepare For Virus's Worst

In his now-daily COVID-19 update press conference, Governor Andrew Cuomo indicated that the wave of positive cases has not yet crested, but introduced a team he said is now working on a plan to get the state's economy going again. more

Cuomo Calls On NYC To Take Drastic Density Reduction Steps, Asks All Hospitals to Double Capacity

ALBANY – In what is becoming a daily live briefing, Governor Andrew Cuomo Sunday said that he is now asking all hospitals in New York State to increase their capacity 100%. He is mandating that … more

Cuomo Offers Coronavirus Update

Governor Andrew Cuomo held a press conference Saturday morning to announce that efforts to address the state's severe shortage of ventilators and masks are making inroads. more
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