Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Sunday, June 7, 2020

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NEW YORK — Below you will find the most up-to-date information on coronavirus news impacting New York. You can find additional resources and coverage on our coronavirus page.

12 p.m.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke on COVID-19 and the state’s reopening plan amid protests against police brutality. Watch the news conference below.
Coronavirus updates

  • There were 45 fatalities reported on Saturday. More than 24,200 people have died in New York since the outbreak began in New York.
  • There were 60,000 tests performed on Saturday and 781 tested positive.
  • “That is very, very good,” Cuomo said. “It means the plan is working.”
  • New York City is still on track to begin phase one of reopening Monday. Read more.
  • Socially distanced outdoor graduations will be allowed beginning June 26 with a max capacity of 150 people. Read more.
  • The state will perform 35,000 tests per day in New York City because of concerns about protesters increasing the spread of the virus. Read more.
  • “If you were at a protest, get a test,” Cuomo said.

Protests

  • Cuomo said demonstrators should put forth a federal agenda that gets to the “root cause” of racial inequality, including education equity, child poverty and affordable housing.

9 a.m.
New York City is set to begin Phase One of reopening on Monday. Read more.

Latest official numbers:
As of Sunday morning, there were 377,316 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New York, with the death toll at 24,212.

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The New York state coronavirus hotline is 1-888-364-3065; information is also being posted here

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