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Daily Virus Death Toll Still Tops 700 In State

At Saturday's press briefing, Governor Andrew Cuomo said the number of hospitalizations from COVID-19 have plateaued, and the number of intubations is now in the negative numbers. more

Cuomo: More Promising Signs In Virus Fight

Governor Andrew Cuomo said in today's daily press briefing that he is “cautiously optimistic” that social distancing restrictions are showing effectiveness in reducing the spread of COVID-19. more

Record-Setting Virus Deaths Announced

Governor Andrew Cuomo's daily press conference was, for the second day, a combination of devastating numbers and a glimmer of hope. more

Cuomo: Death Toll Highest Yet, But New Hospitalizations Slow

Governor Andrew Cuomo's press conference today was a combination of what he called “breathtaking” numbers of dead – the highest in a single day since the COVID-19 cases in the state have been tracked - with continued evidence that social distancing is working in slowing the spread of the disease. more

Seward Moved Out of Intensive Care

In a press release from his office, it was announced that Senator James Seward has been moved out of intensive care and is improving. more

Tri-State Region Starts To Plan For Post-Virus

The number of New Yorkers affected by the COVID-19 virus continues to rise, but the state is beginning to think about how to restart a cold economy when the crisis is past. more

Cuomo Extends Shutdown To April 29

Governor Andrew Cuomo today said it appears the state has either reached, or has nearly reached, a plateau in the number of cases of COVID-19. more

Upstate Legislators Push Back Against Supply Sharing

Several upstate legislators from both parties Sunday released a statement stating “grave concern” about Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to identify excess medical equipment throughout the state and move it where it is most needed. more

Cuomo To Upstate: “You Cannot Handle This Without Your Brothers And Sisters”

In his daily press conference from Albany, Governor Andrew Cuomo highlighted what appears to be some good news regarding the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and addressed upstate objections to his plan to pool state medical supplies to distribute where there is the greatest need. more

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
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