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

‘All eyes’ on New York City as it begins to reopen amid pandemic, protests

The city that never sleeps had a curfew for much of last week. Famous stores were boarded up after days of unrest. The lights are out on Broadway theatres, and … 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

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

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

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

Some American states will lift coronavirus restrictions in coming week, says Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that Texas and Vermont will allow certain businesses to reopen on Monday while still observing coronavirus-related precautions and Montana will begin lifting restrictions … Read More

Coronavirus: Lack of new virus hotspots fuels debate on when to ease restrictions

A lack of new hotspots in the coronavirus pandemic appeared to be holding Tuesday, fueling a debate about how soon authorities could start scaling back social restrictions and reopen economies. … 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

Coronavirus deaths in New York state continue to rise but hospitalizations are down

New York state posted a record-breaking increase in coronavirus deaths for a third consecutive day even as a surge of patients in overwhelmed hospitals slowed, while isolation-weary residents were warned … 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

Trump alleges some U.S. hospitals are hoarding ventilators as coronavirus pandemic grows

U.S. President Donald Trump accused hospitals on Sunday of hoarding ventilators that are in scarce supply across the United States as the coronavirus spreads, adding any hospitals not using the … Read More

At least 1 N.Y. hospital has 2 patients on single ventilator as coronavirus cases rise

At least one New York hospital has begun putting two patients on a single ventilator machine, an experimental crisis-mode protocol some doctors worry is too risky but others deemed necessary … Read More

‘We’ve ventured into a battle’: Inside New York’s ERs as they fight COVID-19

NEW YORK — A “cacophony of coughing” in packed emergency rooms. Beds squeezed in wherever there is space. Overworked, sleep-deprived doctors and nurses rationed to one face mask a day … Read More

New York testing COVID-19 survivors’ blood as boost for the infected

New York believes they may have found the golden ticket to fighting the novel coronavirus, and it’s in the plasma of recovered patients. The state is hoping to fight the … Read More

New York bans gatherings, non-essential work in coronavirus lockdown

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday he is ordering all workers in nonessential businesses to stay home and banning gatherings statewide as cases of COVID-19 grow. … Read More

Coronavirus deaths top 10,000 worldwide as lockdown measures tighten further

The U.S. warned Americans to avoid all international travel and told citizens abroad to return now or face an “indefinite” absence, and California’s governor asked all 40 million residents to … Read More

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