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New York, New Jersey, Connecticut discourage nonessential travel as COVID-19 cases rise

21 October 2020, 4:23 AM

The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut on Tuesday urged residents to limit nonessential travel between the states but stopped short of imposing quarantine requirements for people crossing those borders, even as local coronavirus cases rose.

Healthcare workers, high-risk people will get priority for COVID-19 vaccine in New York: governor

18 October 2020, 9:22 PM

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday that healthcare workers and high-risk populations, including some long-term care residents, would get priority in his state to receive a COVID-19 vaccine when one is approved and available.

Pandemic risks overwhelming Wisconsin as New York ‘hot spots’ heat up

2 October 2020, 4:06 AM

Wisconsin, where US President Donald Trump will hold rallies over the weekend, registered a record increase in new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, while New York state reported a worrisome uptick of positive coronavirus tests in 20 ‘hot spots.’

New Yorkers face fines for refusing to mask up after coronavirus uptick

30 September 2020, 12:08 AM

New York City will impose fines on people who refuse to wear a face covering as the rate of positive tests for the novel coronavirus climbed above 3% for the first time in months, Mayor Bill De Blasio said on Tuesday.

New York’s positive COVID-19 test rate inches up as cases climb in other states

29 September 2020, 12:46 AM

The percentage of COVID-19 tests taken in New York state that have come back positive has inched up to 1.5%, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday, a worrisome trend for the former epicenter of the US coronavirus epidemic.

New York says new cluster of Brooklyn COVID-19 cases causes ‘significant concern’

23 September 2020, 2:05 AM

New York City’s Health Department has identified a new cluster of COVID-19 cases in Brooklyn, and said on Tuesday a marked uptick in infections there and in some other neighborhoods is “cause for significant concern.”

Easing of New York dining ban a milestone in US coronavirus battle

9 September 2020, 11:52 PM

New York City got the governor’s green light to partly resume indoor dining in three weeks, offering a lifeline to thousands of restaurants battered by the coronavirus and marking a milestone in the city’s slow crawl back to normalcy.

Murray ready for long haul after winning gruelling US Open opener in New York

2 September 2020, 3:55 PM

Andy Murray’s mental toughness has never been in doubt, but his victory over Yoshihito Nishioka in the US Open first round on Tuesday delivered the surest sign yet the Scot is also physically capable of going the distance at a major once more.

Kevin Anderson bows out of New York tennis tournament

24 August 2020, 10:21 AM

South Africa’s Kevin Anderson has bowed out of the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament in New York.

New York City to erect quarantine checkpoints to curb coronavirus

5 August 2020, 7:25 PM

New York City will put up COVID-19 quarantine checkpoints at key entry points to ensure that travelers from 35 states on New York state’s travel advisory comply with the state’s 14-day quarantine mandate, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday.



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