Gov. Cuomo announces $15M to combat COVID vaccine hesitancy: ‘We can’t go back’

Editor’s note: The governor’s press conference will be streamed at 11:30 a.m. EDT. BRONX, N.Y. (WROC) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo traveled to Yankee Stadium Monday for a coronavirus briefing. “We see the COVID numbers and we see the reality, and we know what we have to do,” Gov. Cuomo said. The governor said 75% of … Read more

Most restrictions to lift when 70% have 1 dose of vaccine, masks to remain in class

NEW YORK (WROC) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo held a COVID-19 briefing on Monday where he provided clarity on masking in schools and announced that when 70% of adults have at least one dose of the vaccine, most of the remaining COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted. New numbers The governor announced the following data: 70,635 COVID-19 … Read more

New York adopting CDC mask guidelines for fully vaccinated people

NEW YORK (WROC) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo held a coronavirus briefing Monday from Radio Music City Hall, where he announced new metrics, the state’s decision on CDC guidance change for masking, reopening updates, and more. CDC announces fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks indoors The governor reported the following COVID-19 data: 101,173 COVID-19 tests … Read more

Cuomo looking ahead to post-COVID recovery

NEW YORK (NEWS10) — On Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo held a press conference from the Javits Center in New York City. He announced the completion of an expansion at the Javits Center—a 50% increase across five new floors—projects to better access the waterfront in Buffalo and Albany, and new construction at New York City’s Port … Read more