New York City goes 58 consecutive days without a fatal pedestrian traffic collision, the most since tracking began in 1983.
Sources: ABC News
Sources: ABC News
New York City Mayor Eric Adams announces that the city will end its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private businesses on November 1.
New York City formally ends its mask mandate for its school district as well as its indoor vaccine mandate for restaurants, bars and theaters.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams announces that the city will lift their vaccine mandate for indoor businesses and dining on March 7.
Schools in New York City reopen for the first time since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announces that health care workers in the city will be required to get vaccinated or undergo COVID-19 testing amidst fears of the Lineage B.1.617 Delta variant.
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio announces the city government's intent to lift all pandemic-related restrictions and "fully reopen" by July 1.
Andrew Yang, a candidate for Mayor of New York City in the upcoming mayoral election, will quarantine after one of his staffers tested positive for COVID-19.
New York state will reinstate restrictions on businesses, houses of worship and schools in and near areas where coronavirus cases are spiking, governor Andrew Cuomo said. The new rules will affect parts of Brooklyn, New York and Queens in New York City, sections of Orange and Rockland counties in the Hudson Valley, and an area within Binghamton in the Southern Tier. This restrictions will take effect no later than Friday.
New York governor Andrew Cuomo orders schools to close starting tomorrow in several "hot spots" around the state, including parts of the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens. This comes after COVID-19 test positivity rates rose above 3% in those areas for seven days in a row. Cuomo declined to close non-essential businesses and religious institutions.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declares a state of emergency.