New York’s true coronavirus death toll remains a mystery as officials hold data

Riverdale Nursing Home in the Bronx appears, on paper, to have escaped the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, with an official state count of just four deaths in its 146-bed … Read More

New York coronavirus hospitalizations drop to lowest levels since pandemic began: Cuomo

By Staff The Associated Press Posted July 25, 2020 11:34 am     Updated July 25, 2020 11:35 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

California tops 409K confirmed coronavirus cases, surpassing New York

California’s confirmed coronavirus cases have topped 409,000, surpassing New York for most in the nation, according to data from John’s Hopkins University showing Wednesday that California now has about 1,200 … Read More

New York guards against another coronavirus spike as cases rage across U.S. 

As coronavirus rages out of control in other parts of the U.S., New York is offering an example after taming the nation’s deadliest outbreak this spring — while also trying … Read More

‘A hot mess’: U.S. sees testing delays as coronavirus cases surge

With a cough and shortness of breath, it took Austin, Texas, resident Sam Lee three tries to get a COVID-19 test last month. The first time, he showed up an … Read More

New York eases some COVID-19 restrictions for Memorial Day weekend

New Yorkers experiencing cabin fever after two months of coronavirus quarantine were offered an unexpected reprieve when Gov. Andrew Cuomo eased the state’s ban on gatherings in time for the … Read More

Coronavirus: Over 4K recovering patients discharged, sent to New York nursing homes

NEW YORK — More than 4,300 recovering coronavirus patients were sent to New York’s already vulnerable nursing homes under a controversial state directive that was ultimately scrapped amid criticisms it … Read More

New York’s coronavirus outbreak hit poorer, nonwhite neighbourhoods hardest, data shows

The coronavirus has cut an unequal path of grief through New York City, hitting hardest in a ring of predominantly poorer, nonwhite neighborhoods a long subway and bus ride from … Read More

New York’s latest coronavirus cases are due to people leaving home: Gov. Cuomo

New York’s new confirmed COVID-19 cases are predominantly coming from people who left their homes to shop, exercise or socialize, rather than from essential workers, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on … Read More

3 children die in New York from syndrome possibly linked to coronavirus

Three children have now died in New York state from a possible complication from the coronavirus involving swollen blood vessels and heart problems, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday. At least … Read More

Americans slowly emerge from coronavirus lockdown as states ease restrictions

Americans in about half of U.S. states, led by Texas and Georgia, began emerging on Friday from home confinement while California and New York held fast to business closures and … Read More

Nearly 100 residents dead at NYC nursing home suffering COVID-19 outbreak

A New York City nursing home on Friday reported the deaths of 98 residents believed to have had the coronavirus — a staggering death toll that shocked public officials. “It’s … Read More

‘I ran out of space’: N.Y. funeral home under fire for storage of coronavirus victims

It started with reports of a strange stench in Brooklyn. Police who investigated found another example of how the coronavirus has overwhelmed the city: A funeral home had resorted to … Read More

Truck drivers help bring puppies to new homes amid Canada-U.S. border closure

Roughly a week after a truck driver from Nova Scotia helped reunite a St. Thomas, Ont., woman with her dog, Kilt, more truck drivers have stepped up to help transport … Read More

New York state’s daily coronavirus death toll drops below 400 for 1st time in April

New York’s daily coronavirus death toll dropped to below 400, less than half of the deaths recorded at the height of the coronavirus crisis in the state’s hospitals. Details on … Read More

Reopening U.S. economy too early will cost lives, New York’s Cuomo warns

The angry din of car horns echoed through Virginia’s capital city Wednesday as the debate about America’s path to recovery pitted impatient U.S. workers and business owners against governors and … Read More

Some American states plan to re-open economy despite coronavirus testing concerns

The reopenings came amid economic gloom, as futures plunged below zero on Monday and stocks and Treasury yields also dropped on Wall Street. The cost to have a barrel of U.S. crude delivered in May plummeted to negative US$37.63. It was at roughly US$60 at the start of the year.

Facebook takes down events about protests against COVID-19 measures in some U.S. states

Facebook Inc said on Monday that it has removed events in Nebraska, New Jersey and California promoting protests against stay-at-home measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the new coronavirus. … Read More

Governors from hard-hit states tell Trump not to re-open as coronavirus deaths hit 40K

Governors in U.S. states hardest hit by the novel coronavirus sparred with U.S. President Donald Trump over his claims they have enough tests and should quickly reopen their economies as … Read More

New York COVID-19 deaths drop below 550 for first time since April 1

By Jennifer Peltz And Anthony Izaguirre The Associated Press Posted April 18, 2020 2:04 pm Updated April 18, 2020 2:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font … Read More

As parts of the U.S. eye reopening economy, COVID-19 still fills New York hospitals

NEW YORK — Hopeful talk about getting people out of their homes and back to work in some parts of the country seems a far cry from the harsh reality … Read More

More than 2 million people worldwide have contracted the novel coronavirus

New York’s coronavirus death toll topped 10,000 even as the lack of fresh hot spots in the U.S. or elsewhere in the world yielded a ray of optimism and fueled … Read More

Coronavirus: ‘Worst is over,’ New York governor says, as some states eye reopening

Six states in the U.S. Northeast took the first tentative step on Monday toward reopening their economies by forming a regional panel to develop a strategy for the gradual lifting … Read More

Coronavirus: N.Y. sees signs of hope after worst week of COVID-19 deaths

New York is wrapping up its worst week in deaths so far of the coronavirus outbreak, but there were a few signs of hope. The numbers At the end of … Read More

N.Y. nurses lauded for coronavirus efforts find their tires slashed

Some nurses at a New York hospital who had just been lauded for their work during the coronavirus pandemic ended their stress-filled overnight shifts to find their tires had been … Read More

Peterborough-born nurse works ‘behind the scenes’ at New York hospital battling COVID-19

A Peterborough, Ont. nurse is doing her part “behind the scenes” to help frontline workers at a New York hospital gripped with COVID-19 patients. Elizabeth Blodgett Horsley is the director … Read More

New York sees biggest 1-day jump in COVID-19 deaths

New York state recorded 731 new coronavirus deaths, marking its biggest single-day jump, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. The state’s death toll since the beginning of the outbreak last month … Read More

Coronavirus spread could be plateauing in New York, New Jersey: governors

The governors of New York and New Jersey pointed to tentative signs on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak was starting to plateau but warned against complacency as the nationwide death … Read More

U.S., Britain brace for wave of deaths as coronavirus crisis deepens

The virus is spread by microscopic droplets from coughs or sneezes. For most people, the virus causes mild to moderate symptoms such as fever and cough. But for some, especially older adults and those with existing health problems, it can cause pneumonia and death. Over 263,000 people have recovered worldwide.

Coronavirus: Trump weighs tri-state quarantine as N.Y. postpones its presidential primary

As coronavirus cases kept rising in the national epicenter of New York, U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he is considering a quarantine affecting residents of the state and neighbouring … Read More

Nearly 1 in 3 Americans told to stay home to help curb coronavirus spread

Nearly one in three Americans was ordered to stay home on Sunday to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic as Ohio, Louisiana and Delaware became the latest states to … Read More

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