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Stay up to date with the latest news on the coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. We'll post regular updates from NPR and regional news from the WRVO newsroom. You can also find updates on our live blog.

Coronavirus in New York: Latest briefings and information

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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. 

Find COVID-19 guidance for your community at the federal COVID website: COVID.gov

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

  • Confirmed cases of COVID-19: 6,034,105 (as of September 29 at 2:00 p.m.)
  • COVID-19 related deaths: 74,227

All New Yorkers ages 6 months and up are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Click here to find a vaccine appointment. 

Find out if you are eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot and make an appointment.

New Yorkers who contract COVID-19 can now call a free 24-hour hotline to find treatment options. The number is 888-873-2869 or 888-TREAT-NY.

Access to the free telehealth appointment is also available online.

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.