NY coronavirus cases jump to more than 26,000

In announcing that the number of positive coronavirus cases in the state has jumped to 25,665, Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned the rest of the country that the virus is headed their way.

38 positive for coronavirus in New York City jails, including Rikers

New York City was hit by the nation’s largest coronavirus jail outbreak to date this week, with at least 38 people testing positive at the notorious Rikers Island complex and nearby facilities — more than half of them incarcerated men, the board that oversees the city's jail system said.

New York to allow take-out booze from bars

New York is going to suspend some rules to allow bars to sell booze to go in an effort to help keep them in business during the coronavirus restrictions that are going into effect.