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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke on COVID-19 and the state’s reopening plan amid protests against police brutality. Watch the news conference below.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
The New York state coronavirus hotline is 1-888-364-3065; information is also being posted here