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New York governor says 'we underestimated this virus' as cases pass 75,700 "I'm tired of being behind this virus. We've been behind this virus from day one," Andrew Cuomo told a news briefing. "We underestimated this virus.

'Everybody's in the same boat': Coronavirus drives New York's hospitals to breaking point In a city of extremes, the coronavirus has been an equalizer: Wealthy and poor alike are grappling with its grip on their medical resources. "Everybody's in the same boat - private hospitals, public hospitals, every hospital," said Kenneth Raske, president of Greater New York Hospital Association.

Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Warns of ‘Painful Two Weeks’ Ahead Government scientists said the virus could kill between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans, in spite of social distancing measures.

A modest proposal for governors who can't figure out how to shut down their crowds Florida governor Ron DeSantis recently took off from Miami and spotted a bunch of people frolicking on the beach below. Normally, it would be just another day at the beach, but Florida has reported nearly 7,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, that number is growing fast, and beaches in its southeastern counties are all supposed to be closed.

Coronavirus updates: White House says Americans should be prepared for 100,000 deaths The White House projects 100,000 to 240,000 people could die in the U.S., even with social distancing measures.

Coronavirus Update: Rent Due For Millions Of New Yorkers, Many Fear They Can't Pay After Losing Work During Pandemic Andrew Cuomo has issued a 90-day moratorium on evictions for residential and commercial tenants but little to no plan for what happens after.

Coronavirus Update: EMS Face Record Number Of Ambulance Calls While Dealing With Delays, Sick Workers EMS members are concerned about potentially infecting their families when they go home, so some are sleeping in their cars or at the station.

Coronavirus Update: Mayor Bill De Blasio Shuts Down 10 Playgrounds Due To Social Distancing Violations The mayor has warned if the public does not follow social distancing rules, more parks and playgrounds around the city will close.

Max Minute: Has The Coronavirus Mutated Into New Strains? Are They More Dangerous? Max Gomez is answering your questions about the COVID-19 coronavirus. Go to facebook.com/cbsnewyork to submit your question and we'll try to answer it on-air and online!

4 Killed In Bronx Apartment Fire The fire started around 7:30 p.m. on the top floors of a building on Grand Concourse in Claremont.

Coronavirus Update: Connecticut Offers Mortgage Relief For Those Out Of Work During Pandemic The state will offer homeowners a 90-day grace period, allowing them to reduce or delay their monthly payments.

Coronavirus Update: Stony Brook University Receives Mask Decontamination System It’s expected to start decontaminating up to 80,000 masks per day by the end of the week.

Coronavirus Update: Opening Of Legoland New York Resort Postponed The park was slated to open in Goshen, Orange County, on July 4.

Those quiet spaces As much as I love the energy and bustle of New York, at some point in my visits to that great city, I inevitably seek the quiet spaces. In this time of forced isolation due to the pandemic, many of us are looking for ways to safely connect with one another.

Australian authorities take cluster approach to contain coronavirus The rate of growth in new infections across the country has slowed to just under 10% over the past three days, from 25-30% a week ago.

Chris Cuomo hosts CNN show despite coronavirus diagnosis: ‘You don’t want to get this’ CNN anchor Chris Cuomo went on-air Tuesday night, hours after revealing he tested positive for coronavirus. The TV host — and brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo — assured his viewers that he was…

Crossing Lines - NGV I highly recommend seeing the Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition at the NGV, even if it is just a virtual tour. Both artists brilliantly capture 1980's New York City.

Coronavirus outbreak isn’t stopping Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s workouts The 87-year-old Supreme Court justice is continuing with her workout routine, even as many gyms across the country have been shuttered to curb the outbreak, her personal trainer said.

Dr. Fauci: Research showing coronavirus can travel 27 feet in air is ‘terribly misleading’ The nation’s top infectious disease expert said recently published research that suggests the coronavirus can travel 27 feet and linger airborne for hours is “terribly misleading.” “I’m sorry, but…

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow: thoughts from the epicentre.

28 Texas students contract coronavirus after spring break trip to Mexico The infected students were among a group of 70 peo…

The next New York THE NEXT NEW YORK - There's more than one. Almost no major city will be spared from Covid-19. Cities including Atlanta, Philadelphia and Detroit - densely populated, major transit hubs - are already seeing spikes in infection rates.

California to release up to 3,500 non-violent inmates over coronavirus fears California plans to reduce its state jail population by up to 3,500 inmates to reduce crowding during the coronavirus pandemic. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation on Tuesda…

Coronavirus Update: NJ Company Celularity Seeks FDA Approval For Cell Therapy To Fight COVID-19 A cell therapy company in New Jersey believes their natural killer cells could help in the fight against coronavirus.

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