Past Coronavirus Briefings

June 4, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces State is Expanding COVID-19 Testing Criteria to Include Anyone Who Attended a Protest Across the State

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June 3, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Outdoor Dining at Restaurants Will Be Permitted in Phase Two of Reopening

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June 2, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Western New York Enters Phase 2 of Reopening Today

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June 1, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Western New York Expected to Enter Phase 2 of Reopening Tomorrow and Capital Region Expected to Enter Phase 2 of Reopening on June 3

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May 31, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Dentists Can Reopen Statewide Tomorrow and Updates New Yorkers on State's Progress During Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

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May 30, 2020

Governor Cuomo Signs into Law New Measure Providing Death Benefits for Families of Frontline Government Workers Who Lost Their Lives Due to COVID-19

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May 29, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces New York City to Enter Phase 1 of Reopening on June 8 and Five Regions Enter Phase 2 of Reopening Today

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May 28, 2020

Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order Authorizing Businesses to Deny Entry to Individuals Not Wearing Masks or Face-coverings

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May 27, 2020

Governor Cuomo Calls On U.S. Senate to Pass a Coronavirus Relief Bill That Helps All Americans

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May 26, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Eighth Region Hits Benchmark to Begin Reopening Today

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May 25, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces State and Local Governments Will Provide Death Benefits for Frontline Workers Who Died From COVID-19

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May 24, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces New York Professional Sports Leagues Will Be Able to Begin Training Camps

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May 23, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Eighth Region on Track to Hit Benchmark to Begin Reopening Tuesday May 26th

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May 22, 2020

Governor Cuomo Launches $100 Million New York Forward Loan Fund to Help Small Businesses

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May 21, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Summer School Will Be Conducted Through Distance Learning This Year

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May 20, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Results of State's Antibody Testing Survey at Churches in Lower-Income NYC Communities of Color

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May 19, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Seventh Region Hits Benchmark to Begin Reopening Tomorrow

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May 18, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Sixth Region Hits Benchmark to Begin Reopening Tomorrow

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May 17, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces New York State Has Doubled Testing Capacity to Reach 40,000 Tests Per Day, Encourages Eligible New Yorkers to Get Tested For COVID-19

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May 16, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Horse Racing Tracks Statewide and Watkins Glen International Racetrack Will be Allowed to Open Without Fans as of June 1st

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May 15, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Five Regions Will Begin Reopening Today

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May 14, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Fifth Region Hits Benchmark to Begin Reopening May 15th

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May 13, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Fourth Region Hits Benchmark to Begin Reopening May 15th

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May 12, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Members of NY Congressional Delegation Will Introduce 'Americans First Law' to Stop Corporate Bailouts

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May 11, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Three Regions of New York State Ready to Begin Reopening May 15th

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May 10, 2020

Governor Cuomo is Notifying 49 Other States of COVID-19 Related Illness in Children

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May 9, 2020

Governor Cuomo Launches New Initiative to Expand Access to Testing in Low-Income Communities and Communities of Color

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May 8, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces State Will Extend Window for Victims to File Cases under the Child Victims Act until January 14th

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May 7, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Moratorium on COVID-Related Evictions Will Be Extended Until August 20th

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May 6, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Schmidt Futures Will Help Integrate NYS Practices and Systems with Best Advanced Technology Tools to Build Back Better

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May 5, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Collaboration with Gates Foundation to Develop a Blueprint to Reimagine Education in the New Normal

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May 4, 2020

Governor Cuomo Outlines Additional Guidelines for When Regions Can Re-Open

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May 3, 2020

Governor Cuomo, Governor Murphy, Governor Lamont, Governor Wolf, Governor Carney, Governor Raimondo & Governor Baker Announce Joint Multi-State Agreement to Develop Regional Supply Chain for PPE and Medical Equipment

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May 2, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Results of Completed Antibody Testing Study of 15,000 People Show 12.3 Percent of Population Has COVID-19 Antibodies

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May 1, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Schools and College Facilities Statewide Will Remain Closed for the Rest of the Academic Year

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April 30, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Contact Tracing Pilot Program Supported by Mayor Mike Bloomberg to Begin in Coming Weeks

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April 29, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces 35 Counties Approved to Resume Elective Outpatient Treatments

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April 28, 2020

Governor Cuomo Outlines Additional Guidelines for Phased Plan to Re-open New York

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April 27, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Phase II Results of Antibody Testing Study Show 14.9% of Population has COVID-19 Antibodies

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April 26, 2020

Governor Cuomo Outlines Phased Plan to Re-open New York Starting With Construction and Manufacturing

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April 25, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Expansion of Diagnostic Testing Criteria to Include All First Responders, Health Care Workers and Essential Employees

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April 24, 2020

Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order To Make Sure Every New Yorker Automatically Receives A Postage-Paid Absentee Ballot Application

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April 23, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces State Health Department Will Partner with Attorney General James to Investigate Nursing Home Violations

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April 22, 2020

Governor Cuomo and Mayor Mike Bloomberg Launch Nation-Leading COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program to Control Infection Rate

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April 21, 2020

Following Meeting With President Trump, Governor Cuomo Announces Partnership With Federal Government to Double Testing Capacity in New York State

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April 21, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Elective Outpatient Treatment Can Resume in Counties and Hospitals Without Significant Risk of COVID-19 Surge Starting next Week

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April 20, 2020

Governor Cuomo Calls on Federal Government to Provide Hazard Pay to Essential Public Workers

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April 19, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Statewide Antibody Testing Survey Will Begin Tomorrow

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April 18, 2020

Governor Cuomo Calls for Federal Coordination of Supply Chain to Bring Testing to Scale

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April 17, 2020

Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order Directing All NYS Public and Private Labs to Coordinate with State DOH to Prioritize Diagnostic Testing

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April 16, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces 'NYS on PAUSE' Extended until May 15

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April 15, 2020

Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order Requiring All People in New York to Wear Masks or Face Coverings in Public

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April 14, 2020

Governor Cuomo Holds a Briefing on New York's COVID-19 Response

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April 13, 2020

Governor Cuomo Holds a Briefing on New York's COVID-19 Response

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April 12, 2020

Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order Directing Employers to Provide Masks to Employees Who Interact with the Public

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April 11, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Partnership with NYS Court System to Provide Pro Bono Legal Assistance to New Yorkers

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April 10, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces New York State is Ramping up Antibody Testing, Critical to Reopening Economy

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April 9, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Five New COVID-19 Testing Facilities in Minority Communities Downstate

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April 8, 2020

Governor Cuomo Directs Flags to Be Flown at Half-mast in Honor of Those We Have Lost to COVID-19

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April 7, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces State Will Invest in Private Companies to Bring Rapid Testing to Scale

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April 6, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces NYS on Pause Functions Extended for Additional Two Weeks

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April 5, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Federal Government is Deploying Approximately 1,000 Personnel to New York State 

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April 4, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces 1,000 Ventilators Donated to New York State

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April 3, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Executive Order Allowing State to Redistribute Ventilators & Personal Protective Equipment to Hospitals with Highest Need

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April 2, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces State Department of Health Has Approved New Protocol to Allow BiPAP Machines to Be Converted into Ventilators

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April 1, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Regeneron is Creating 500,000 Test Kits for State at No Charge

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March 31, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces New Hospital Network Central Coordinating Team

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March 30, 2020 

Governor Cuomo Announces Statewide Public-private Hospital Plan to Fight COVID-19

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March 29, 2020 

Governor Cuomo Announces NYS on Pause Functions Extended for the Next Two Weeks

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March 28, 2020

Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order Moving New York Presidential Primary Election to June 23rd

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March 27, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of First 1,000-Bed Temporary Hospital at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

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March 26, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces State Is Scouting New Sites for Temporary Hospitals Downstate

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March 25, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces 40,000 Health Professionals Have Signed up to Volunteer as Part of the State's Surge Healthcare Force

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March 24, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Distribution of Health Care Supplies to New York City, Long Island and Westchester Hospitals

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March 23, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Initial Delivery of Equipment and Supplies for Javits Center Temporary Hospital

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March 22, 2020

Governor Cuomo Accepts Recommendation of Army Corps of Engineers for Four Temporary Hospital Sites in New York

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March 21, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Four Sites Identified by Army Corps of Engineers on Initial List of Temporary Hospitals

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March 20, 2020

Governor Cuomo Signs the 'New York State on PAUSE' Executive Order

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March 19, 2020

Governor Cuomo Signs Executive Order Mandating Businesses That Require In-Office Personnel to Decrease In-Office Workforce by 75 Percent

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March 18, 2020

Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, Governor Cuomo Announces Deployment of 1,000-Bed Hospital Ship 'USNS Comfort' to New York Harbor

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March 17, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Three-Way Agreement with Legislature on Paid Sick Leave Bill to Provide Immediate Assistance for New Yorkers Impacted By COVID-19

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March 16, 2020

During Coronavirus Briefing, Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order Allowing State to Increase Hospital Capacity

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March 15, 2020

Governor Cuomo Calls on President Trump to Take Comprehensive Federal Action to Combat Novel Coronavirus Now

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March 13, 2020

After Weeks of Demanding Approval, Governor Cuomo Announces FDA Gives New York State Authority to Conduct All COVID-19 Testing at Public and Private Labs

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March 13, 2020

Governor Cuomo Opens the State's First Drive-through COVID-19 Mobile Testing Center in New Rochelle

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March 11, 2020

During Novel Coronavirus Briefing, Governor Cuomo Announces New York State Will Contract with 28 Private Labs to Increase Coronavirus Testing Capacity

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March 10, 2020

Governor Cuomo Accepts Recommendation of State Health Commissioner for New Emergency Measures to Contain Novel Coronavirus Cluster in New Rochelle

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March 9, 2020

At Novel Coronavirus Briefing, Governor Cuomo Announces State Will Provide Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer to New Yorkers Free of Charge

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March 8, 2020

Governor Cuomo Confirms 16 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State - Bringing Statewide Total to 105

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March 7, 2020

At Novel Coronavirus Briefing, Governor Cuomo Declares State of Emergency to Contain Spread of Virus

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March 5, 2020

At Novel Coronavirus Briefing, Governor Cuomo Confirms 11 Additional Cases - Bringing New York State Total to 22

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March 4, 2020

At Coronavirus Briefing, Governor Cuomo Announces SUNY and CUNY Study Abroad Programs in China, Italy, Japan, Iran, South Korea Suspended Effective Immediately in Response to Novel Coronavirus Concerns

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March 3, 2020

During Coronavirus Briefing, Governor Cuomo Signs $40 Million Emergency Management Authorization for Coronavirus Response

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March 2, 2020

At Novel Coronavirus Briefing, Governor Cuomo Announces State is Partnering with Hospitals to Expand Novel Coronavirus Testing Capacity in New York

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