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  1. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest New York, March 27

    In just one day, the state tallied 100 deaths from the virus.

  2. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: Latest Updates New York, March 26

    Cases in the state have topped 30,000, but Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said there were signs that density-control measures could be slowing the virus’s spread.

  3. Virus Rules Let Construction Workers Keep Building Luxury Towers New York, March 25

    The laborers, deemed “essential” by New York, work side by side, often sharing portable toilets that rarely have soap or hand sanitizer.

  4. De Blasio Calls Stimulus Deal’s Treatment of N.Y.C. ‘Immoral’ New York, March 25

    The mayor joined Governor Cuomo in criticizing the $2 trillion package for shortchanging New York, the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus crisis.

  5. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest New York, March 25

    "We haven’t flattened the curve, and the curve is actually increasing," the governor said as confirmed cases in the state increased to nearly 26,000.

  6. Virus Cases Approaching 21,000 in N.Y.C. New York, March 24

    The White House said the virus “attack rate” in and around the city was five times that of other areas.

  7. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest New York, March 23

    Increased testing is revealing how quickly the coronavirus has spread in the state.

  8. New York City Region Is Now an Epicenter of the Coronavirus Pandemic New York, March 22

    The city and its suburbs account for roughly 5 percent of global cases, forcing officials to take urgent steps to stem the outbreak.

  9. New York Has Roughly 5% of Coronavirus Cases Worldwide New York, March 22

    The increase in cases stems from both the rapid growth of the outbreak and significantly increased testing in the state.

  10. It’s Not ‘Shelter in Place’: What the New Coronavirus Restrictions Mean New York, March 20

    Following California and New York, more states are adopting tougher rules to curb the outbreak. What can and can’t people do?

  11. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest New York, March 20

    Mayor Bill de Blasio called on the federal government to send millions of masks and other medical supplies.

  12. What New York Can Do Now Opinion, March 18

    The nonprofits that serve vulnerable communities were already stretched thin before the coronavirus.

  13. Coronavirus Cases in N.Y.C. Near 2,000 as Testing Expands New York, March 18

    Midway through a grim week, the virus continued to spread quickly.

  14. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest New York, March 18

    The mayor warns that city residents must prepare for the possibility of a “shelter in place” order; the governor says it won't happen.

  15. Drastic ‘Shelter in Place’ May Be Next for N.Y.C. to Combat Coronavirus New York, March 17

    Life in New York City, a colossus of 8.6 million people and an economic engine for the country, is grinding to a shocking halt.

  16. Coronavirus in N.Y.: The Latest New York, March 17

    A city whose lifeblood is its thousands of bars and eateries is suddenly without them (but you can still order a cocktail).

  17. Andrew Cuomo Is the Control Freak We Need Right Now Business, March 16

    In ordinary times, Mr. Cuomo’s relentlessness and bullying drive New Yorkers crazy. In the age of the coronavirus, they soothe our battered nerves.

  18. Mayor Resisted Harsh Steps on Virus. Then Aides Said They’d Quit. New York, March 16

    Mayor Bill de Blasio hesitated to close schools and restaurants, but pushback from advisers changed his mind. He still went to the gym Monday.

  19. Mayor Resisted Drastic Steps on Virus. Then Aides Said They’d Quit. New York, March 16

    Mayor Bill de Blasio hesitated to close schools and restaurants, but pushback from advisers changed his mind. He still went to the gym Monday.

  20. Parents Scramble as N.Y.C. Schools Close Over Coronavirus New York, March 16

    The threat of the virus, the school system’s most serious challenge in decades, means 1.1 million students need child care and other resources.

  21. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest New York, March 16

    The city is closing its public schools, plus all the restaurants and bars, in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

  22. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: Pressure Mounts for Bigger Shutdown New York, March 15

    Some elected officials, alarmed that people are still crowding bars and restaurants, said the city needed to close them immediately.

  23. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: Schools, Restaurants and Bars Are Shut Down New York, March 15

    Mayor Bill de Blasio said that it was a wrenching decision to close places that are the “heart and soul of the city.”

  24. We Are New York Teachers. Close the Schools. Opinion, March 14

    Hand washing can’t prevent our thousands of students, faculty and staff at Stuyvesant High from getting infected and infecting loved ones.

  25. Coronavirus in N.Y.: Will a Surge in Patients Overwhelm Hospitals? New York, March 14

    “We are not prepared,” one doctor said. New York City’s hospitals may be moving too slowly as the outbreak spreads, experts say.

  26. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: Pressure to Close School System, Nation’s Largest New York, March 13

    The mayor said the city would “try its damnedest” to keep public schools open. But the Council speaker just called for them to shut.

  27. Fewer restaurant tables means more ‘social distancing.’ Food, March 12

    New York restaurants are struggling. Service is cut, disinfectants are out and owners are worrying how they’ll make rent.

  28. Mandatory Composting in New York? It Could Happen New York, March 12

    A proposal would make organic waste recycling available to all, then eventually require it. Critics say it would be expensive.

  29. St. Patrick’s Day Parade Is Postponed in New York Over Coronavirus Concerns New York, March 11

    It is the first time the event, which draws about 150,000 marchers and two million spectators, will not go on as planned in more than 250 years.

  30. Activist Museum Director Named New York Cultural Affairs Commissioner Arts, March 11

    Gonzalo Casals of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art wants to increase opportunities for people like him, in “immigrant communities, queer communities, Latinx communities.”

  31. Over 140 Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus in New York State New York, March 10

    Mayor Bill de Blasio is encouraging people to work from home as coronavirus cases grow, but says there are no plans to close public schools.

  32. More Pedestrians and Cyclists are Dying in N.Y.C. Drivers are Often to Blame. New York, March 10

    Drivers — careless, distracted, going too fast — are usually responsible for the growing death toll.

  33. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest New York, March 6

    The number of cases in the state has doubled, and thousands of people in the city are being monitored in home quarantine.

  34. Coronavirus in New York: 13 Confirmed Cases New York, March 5

    Here’s how the outbreak, and the reaction to it, has unfolded in the state.

  35. Coronavirus in New York: The Latest New York, March 4

    After a new case emerged in Westchester, the state and the city are testing for infections and tracking possible contacts.

  36. Coronavirus in New York: The Latest New York, March 3

    After a Manhattan woman tested positive, the governor said it was “inevitable” that the outbreak would spread.

  37. Coronavirus in New York: The Latest New York, March 3

    After a Manhattan woman tested positive, the governor said it was “inevitable” that the outbreak would spread.

  38. He Ran for President. Now He’s Politicking for His Wife in Brooklyn. New York, March 3

    Bill de Blasio, months after a failed White House bid, has made moves that could help Chirlane McCray be elected to a post in Brooklyn.

  39. An N.Y.C. Carriage Horse Died. Video of Its Collapse Stirred Outrage. New York, March 2

    As video of the incident at Central Park spread on social media, several elected officials called for an investigation.

  40. Coronavirus in N.Y.: Outbreak Will Spread in City, Officials Warn New York, March 2

    “Community spread is going to be real,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said. “That is inevitable.”