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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.

Cases: 1973308

Reported Deaths: 51350
CountyCasesDeaths
Kings2611819909
Queens2604189526
Suffolk1913793303
Nassau1753923102
Bronx1731096365
New York1303844306
Westchester1245352236
Erie805561689
Richmond698671740
Monroe599441033
Orange45583782
Rockland45345941
Onondaga35576660
Dutchess27616433
Albany23409343
Oneida21291497
Niagara17888332
Broome17175348
Saratoga14222160
Ulster12835241
Schenectady12289192
Rensselaer10526136
Putnam1007991
Chautauqua8256132
Chemung7068133
Oswego690990
Ontario676591
Steuben6212141
St. Lawrence613794
Sullivan603268
Cayuga581090
Jefferson540863
Wayne515467
Cattaraugus506880
Genesee5014121
Herkimer4883107
Clinton447232
Madison425785
Tompkins401949
Fulton399786
Livingston394358
Montgomery3842114
Columbia380399
Cortland351560
Warren333756
Tioga333358
Wyoming321751
Allegany314183
Otsego313646
Greene308174
Chenango303173
Washington281355
Orleans271683
Lewis242333
Franklin237512
Delaware211936
Seneca185356
Schoharie152015
Essex148926
Yates109826
Schuyler97913
Hamilton3002
Unassigned184111
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