Governor Extends Stay-at-Home Order

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Thursday extended the state’s stay-at-home order until at least May 28, unless areas meet designated conditions to begin reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic.  

In an executive order, Cuomo said five regions of the state have met the conditions and can begin the first phase of reopening Friday: Central New York, North Country, Finger Lakes, Southern Tier and Mohawk Valley.

The state’s disaster emergency declaration was also extended to June 13,¬†according to ABC7.

In order for a region to open, it must have at least 14 days of decline in total hospitalizations and deaths on a three-day rolling average, fewer than two new COVID-19 patients per 100,000 residents per day and hospitals with a 90-day stockpile of personal protective equipment for health care workers, among other conditions, according to CBS New York.

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