Latest updates on coronaviruses in New York: Thursday, June 11, 2020

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NEW YORK –
Below you will find the most up-to-date information on news of coronaviruses impacting New York. You can find additional resources and coverage on our Coronavirus page.Happening today:
11:30 am Governor Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to give his daily coronavirus briefing. Come back here to watch live.

9:30 a.m.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio held his daily coronavirus briefing. Watch the video below.

Reopening in NYC

  • Communities depend on small businesses and mom and pop stores
  • Restaurant revitalization program: Support the unemployed and underemployed in restaurants.
  • $ 3 million from NYC Opportunity, the Mayor’s Fund to Advance NYC and One Fair Wage.
  • Focus on 27 most affected communities.
  • Grants up to $ 30,000 each to subsidize an hourly wage of $ 20 for six weeks.
  • Restaurants must commit to a minimum wage of $ 15 in addition to tips for the next five years

NYC Youth

  • Three programs implemented by NYC Young Men’s Initiative in partnership with the Dept. of Probation Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeON)
  • Neon Summer: $ 3.65 million to support NeON SUmmer, providing 2,700 young people with paid summer immersion for 6 to 8 weeks
  • The program provides job preparation, career expiration and mentoring, social and civic leadership
  • Each teaches a: $ 100,000 to support the program and put young people in touch with mentors and media experts. Young people paid to design messages and media campaigns to promote social distancing
  • Community crisis response initiative: $ 220,000 to support at least 500 young people in 22 community organizations focused on crisis response.
  • Other neighborhoods: East New York, Brownsville, Jamaica, Far Rockaway, South Bronx, North Shore Staten Island

Youth town halls

  • NYC will organize a series of youth town halls in each borough
  • NYPD agents will work in partnership with Cure Violence providers and meet local teens, explore youth-police interactions
  • Pilot project in Harlem with Street Corner Resources, expansion in the five boroughs in areas with strong police and youth interaction.

Daily indicators (all below the threshold)

  • COVID Hospital Admissions: 69
  • ICU H + H: 337
  • Percentage tested positive: 3%

Q&A

  • Chancellor Carranza’s plans for schools.
    • We will continue to be on a continuum, but we do not know what three months will look like.
    • What the chancellor says is that we have to be ready.
    • We have to make it safe, we think we can.
  • Faster action on police discipline
    • The mayor wants the measures to be taken in a few days.
    • Expect the model for the future to be speed and transparency.
    • Make sure the NYPD conducts the investigation quickly, the results obtained and the discipline.

Latest official figures:
As of Thursday morning, there were 380,156 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York, with a death toll of 24,404.

COVID-19 timeline: how the new coronavirus spread

Tips to protect yourself and others in the event of a coronavirus outbreak

The New York State Coronavirus Helpline is 1-888-364-3065; information is also published here



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