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Cuomo extends coronavirus mandates through April 29

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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: 451892

Reported Deaths: 33090
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Queens718817244
Kings675107319
Bronx527104943
Nassau463882201
Suffolk462082011
Westchester379031454
New York331873173
Richmond157991085
Rockland14954675
Orange11851498
Erie11112689
Monroe5940289
Dutchess5089153
Onondaga4270205
Albany3043134
Oneida2387123
Ulster224495
Niagara1741101
Putnam158763
Sullivan157648
Broome148069
Schenectady138848
Saratoga101417
Rensselaer90242
Columbia58537
Chautauqua5519
Madison48917
Oswego4683
Ontario46635
Tompkins4050
Steuben36642
Warren36633
Chemung3613
Otsego3335
Fulton33224
Herkimer32710
Orleans32554
Greene32118
St. Lawrence3204
Genesee3175
Wayne3125
Washington28914
Cattaraugus2586
Chenango2487
Montgomery2304
Tioga22525
Cayuga2042
Livingston2028
Cortland1640
Jefferson1640
Essex1610
Clinton1565
Delaware1324
Wyoming1325
Seneca1053
Allegany991
Schoharie830
Franklin650
Yates627
Lewis500
Schuyler400
Hamilton150
Unassigned016
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