Archive: NYS COVID-19 Resources & Information
3/29/20

In the rapidly changing dynamics of combating the Cornonavirus, information is updated constantly. This archive is being provided as an additional resource for those seeking to learn more about how New York State is addressing COVID-19.

3/29/20 Updates
From Governor Cuomo’s press briefing in the Red Room of the NYS Capitol  

  • Apex will occur at different times in different places across the country and across the state.
  • Current projections: NYC, Westchester and Long Island will apex at different times, upstate will also be impacted.
  • Hospitals must work together within public and private systems; the public/private barrier must be broken down.
  • Governor is meeting with Greater NY Hospital Association tomorrow.
  • Governor asking Mayor de Blasio and Comptroller Stringer to investigate modifying public hospital systems in NYC.
  • NYS’s role is getting those health systems to work together.
  • Extending NY PAUSE program (non-essential workers down to 0%) until April 15; this will be re-evaluated every two weeks.
  • NYSDOH developed less intrusive COVID-19 test requiring less resources and limiting exposure for healthcare workers.
  • State still working to purchase PPE to increase stockpile for eventual distribution.
  • When is this over? When we have an inexpensive and available COVID-19 home test. We need faster, easier testing. If you can test millions of people, you can send them to work sooner.
  • USNS Comfort will be here tomorrow, Monday, March 30 (not for COVID-19 patients).
  • 76,019 healthcare workers have volunteered to date in NY.
  • President/CDC ordered a travel advisory (NY, NJ & CT).
  • This is not a lock down, these federal actions support state actions to date.   

TOTAL NYS CASES: 59, 513 / NEW: 7,195 / DEATHS: 965 

Also: Executive Order 202.12 was released by the Governor's Office.   

Highlights include: 

  • New Presidential Primary Date: June 23, 2020.
  • Special elections are rescheduled to June 23, 2020.
  • Allows for one support person to be present during childbirth.
 

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