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Emergency Measures For MTA‘s Finances Draw Concern

Among them is to allow the agency to borrow 10 billion to cover operating expenses, like making payroll. [ more ‘ ]

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Coronavirus Updates: NYC Sees 305 COVID-19 Deaths In One Day

There are now at least 56,289 cases in New York City. [ more ‘ ]

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Racial Breakdown Of NYC‘s COVID-19 Cases Necessary To Track The Pandemic‘s Inequities

‘What it appears is that, as usual, certain communities are gonna get hit hard and that doesnt have to be to the degree that it is, says Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. [ more ‘ ]

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Coronavirus Updates: CDC Recommends Americans Wear Non-Medical Masks

President Trump said he will not be wearing one. [ more ‘ ]

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Extra Extra: Adam Sandler Has Written A "Quarantine Song" Anthem

Because giving a pep talk is good for everyone, check out todays end-of-day links: mask market, The Wing lays off everyone, tax the rich, cat fashion show, and more. [ more ‘ ]

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Videos: Have You Been Clapping For The Helpers Every Night?

Every night, New Yorkers unite through a 3-minute clap for essential workers starting at 7 p.m. [ more ‘ ]

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Two Covid-19 Deaths At NYC Board of Elections, And More Than A Dozen Sickened

BOE staff had been continuing to go to work amidst the governors New York on PAUSE order. [ more ‘ ]

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Brooklyn Landlord Wants To "Take Advantage" Of Coronavirus To Deregulate Loft Law Units, Tenants Allege

They say his goal is to pressure already struggling tenants into signing away their protections under the Loft Law so that he can eventually convert their homes into market-rate units. [ more ‘ ]

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Coronavirus Updates: Mayor De Blasio Says NYC Needs At Least 2,500 Ventilators To Get Through Next Week

At least 562 people have died from coronavirus in New York state since Thursday, the highest single-day death toll to date. [ more ‘ ]

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Coronavirus Updates: NYC Morgues Have More Than Quadrupled In Capacity

At least 562 people have died from coronavirus in New York state since Thursday, the highest single-day death toll to date. [ more ‘ ]

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Runners: Please Practice Social Distancing

One expert recommends, ‘Joggers should be proactive and keep really large distances - 25 feet or more - from anyone they cross paths with.‘ [ more ‘ ]

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NYPD Makes Arrests For Social Distance Violations As More Officers Call Out Sick

As of Wednesday, 6,498 officers of the NYPD have called out sick in response to the COVID-19 pandemic-roughly 18 percent of the 36,000 uniformed work force-and more than 1,500 NYPD employees have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. [ more ‘ ]

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Coronavirus Updates: State Hospital Task Force Head Criticizes 1,000-Bed Comfort Ship For Taking Only 20 "Relatively Healthy Patients"

At least 562 people have died from coronavirus in New York state since Thursday, the highest single-day death toll to date. [ more ‘ ]

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Amazon‘s Plan To Smear And Silence A Fired Worker Failed: "This Country Needs To Wake Up"

If they dont shut this Amazon network down, this pandemic is going to be prolonged, the former employee said. [ more ‘ ]

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New Map Tells You Whether That Construction On Your Block Is Essential Or Illegal

On Friday, the Department of Buildings published a real-time map of all essential and emergency work that still allowed to happen under the order. [ more ‘ ]

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New Machines Can Decontaminate 5,000 N95 Masks At a Time

These machines arrived in Long Island as NYCs health department recommended health care workers reuse their PPE. [ more ‘ ]

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Coronavirus Updates: Cuomo Issues Order Allowing State To Seize Unused Ventilators And Medical Supplies

At least 562 people have died from coronavirus in New York state since Thursday, the highest single-day death toll to date. [ more ‘ ]

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Early Addition: Is Your Dog Getting Sick Of You?

Because your dog is sick of you, check out todays midday links: Jared Kushners dangerous incompetence, RIP Bill Withers, zoombombings, forthcoming hurricanes, RIP The Outline, dog flies, and more. [ more ‘ ]

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Mount Sinai Calls For More Donors In Plasma Antibody Trials To Fight Coronavirus

The hospital is seeking blood donations from people recovered from COVID-19 who may have antibodies important for developing treatment of the virus. [ more ‘ ]

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Funeral Homes Are Facing "Unprecedented" Demand Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

One Queens funeral home is seeing 60 percent sorry in the number of grieving clients. [ more ‘ ]

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Williamsburg Landlord Waives April Rent for Struggling Tenants

I told them just relax, don‘t panic, it‘s gonna work out, the landlord recalled. [ more ‘ ]

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Coronavirus Updates: Echoing Georgia Governor, De Blasio Says City Health Officials Recently Learned Of Asymptomatic Transmission

There‘s not been much evidence of that before. [ more ‘ ]

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Coronavirus Updates: De Blasio Wants A "National Service" For Healthcare Workers

Were going to have to create something new, right now, to enlist all available medical personnel from around the county, and I mean civilians. [ more ‘ ]

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Coronavirus Statistics: Tracking The Epidemic In New York

These charts show the growth of COVID-19 in New York City and State, as well as in NYC boroughs. [ more ‘ ]

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