NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea – the leader of America’s largest police force – has tested positive for COVID-19, the agency said.
The percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in the Bronx have reached staggering levels in some parts of the borough, new data show.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday said parents should be prepared for schools to close as early as Monday, amid another rise in coronavirus infections.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will deploy National Guard troops to city airports to ensure arriving passengers have proof of a recent, negative coronavirus test, the governor said Friday.
A pilot study by researchers at New York University found roughly 24 percent of frontline transit workers in New York City contracted coronavirus—and likely got the disease at work.
A new smartphone app can alert Bronx residents when they come in contact with someone infected with COVID-19, state officials said Thursday.
A new report from the CDC says long-standing health and social inequities have resulted in increased risk for infection, severe illness, and death from COVID-19 in communities of color across America.
The testing program, part of a multi-phase effort by the state to assess how many New Yorkers have contracted the disease, randomly surveyed 3,000 residents at stores across 19 counties and 40 locations.
The state-run program will also facilitate the distribution of 500,000 cloth face masks to all NYCHA and other state public housing residents, as well as provide 10,000 gallons of hand sanitizer to the projects, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
Chris Mondal, a 30-year-old paraprofessional who taught at PS 46 for eight years, and David Behrbom, 47, who taught physical education at PS 55 for over 15 years, both succumbed to the disease this month.