Cuomo extends coronavirus mandates through April 29

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives his daily update on New York's response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Posted: Apr 6, 2020 12:09 PM
Updated: Apr 6, 2020 12:58 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. – Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he is extending state mandates and policies put in place to limit the spread of coronavirus through April 29.

This means schools and non-essential businesses will remain closed until then.

The New York on PAUSE policies were originally implemented through April 15, but Cuomo announced the bans would be extended during his Monday coronavirus briefing.

The following policies are in place as part of New York State on PAUSE:

  • Effective at 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, 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 
  • Use precautionary sanitizer practices such as using isopropyl alcohol wipes

As of Monday, there are more than 130,000 cases of coronavirus in New York state and more than 4,700 deaths due to the disease.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 363836

Reported Deaths: 29302
CountyConfirmedDeaths
New York City19930121314
Nassau399742108
Suffolk391991851
Westchester331071345
Rockland13019618
Orange10277429
Erie5753480
Dutchess3834137
Monroe2762194
Onondaga2012115
Albany179376
Ulster163872
Sullivan133829
Putnam122258
Niagara96559
Oneida91738
Schenectady66829
Broome52244
Rensselaer46628
Saratoga46311
Columbia37332
Madison30310
Warren25126
Steuben24041
Washington22813
Greene22518
Orleans20823
St. Lawrence1972
Fulton19618
Ontario1959
Genesee1934
Tompkins1540
Chemung1361
Chenango1230
Tioga12221
Livingston1187
Wayne1103
Oswego1043
Herkimer1033
Clinton954
Wyoming825
Cattaraugus810
Montgomery804
Cayuga781
Chautauqua774
Delaware774
Jefferson720
Otsego695
Seneca550
Schoharie490
Allegany440
Cortland390
Yates376
Essex360
Lewis200
Franklin200
Schuyler110
Hamilton50
Unassigned00
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