Coronavirus in New York: Latest briefings and information

Jun 18, 2020

The WRVO newsroom will use this space to provide updated numbers and the latest briefings from officials about the coronavirus and COVID-19 in New York. 

New York cases by the numbers, according to the New York State Health Department:

  • Confirmed cases of COVID-19: 1,614,724 (as of February 25 at 2:00 p.m.)
  • COVID-19 related deaths: 38,321

New York has launched a "report card" that keeps track of the number of positive tests in school districts across the state. Find your school district here.


The State University of New York has launched a dashboard to keep track of COVID-19 at the system's 64 campuses. Get the latest numbers here. 


All of our coverage of the coronavirus outbreak from WRVO and NPR can be found here.


If you think you have the coronavirus, or have questions about the disease, please call your healthcare provider, or call the Novel Coronavirus Hotline at 1-888-364-3065

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have provided a list of answers to frequently asked questions about the coronavirus. Here are the latest numbers on the outbreak in the United States.

Latest Briefings

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (last briefing held February 19)

Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon (last briefing held February 25)

Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh (last briefing held February 5)


Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente (last briefing held February 24)