Cuomo extends New York State on PAUSE orders to May 15

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he’s extending all executive orders issued under New York State on PAUSE to May 15.

Posted: Apr 16, 2020 12:15 PM
Updated: Apr 16, 2020 2:31 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. – Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday he’s extending all executive orders issued under New York State on PAUSE to May 15.

Cuomo said the decision to extend the restrictions was made in coordination with surrounding states. He also required all residents to start wearing face coverings in busy public places starting Friday.

The mandates were originally put in place through April 30, when Cuomo said the state would have to reassess the status of the coronavirus pandemic.

The following policies are in place under New York State on PAUSE:

  • All non-essential businesses statewide will be closed;
  • Non-essential gatherings of individuals of any size for any reason (e.g. parties, celebrations or other social events) are canceled or postponed at this time;
  • Any concentration of individuals outside their home must be limited to workers providing essential services and social distancing should be practiced;
  • When in public individuals must practice social distancing of at least six feet from others;
  • Businesses and entities that provide other essential services must implement rules that help facilitate social distancing of at least six feet;
  • Individuals should limit outdoor recreational activities to non-contact and avoid activities where they come in close contact with other people;
  • Individuals should limit use of public transportation to when absolutely necessary and should limit potential exposure by spacing out at least six feet from other riders;
  • Sick individuals should not leave their home unless to receive medical care and only after a telehealth visit to determine if leaving the home is in the best interest of their health;
  • Young people should also practice social distancing and avoid contact with vulnerable populations; and
  • Use precautionary sanitizer practices such as using isopropyl alcohol wipes.

For more information on New York State on PAUSE, including essential business guidelines, visit: coronavirus.health.ny.gov.

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Reported Deaths: 32719
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Herkimer2464
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Tompkins2300
Chenango2116
Tioga19025
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Montgomery1604
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