Cuomo sex crime case: New York sheriff says 'we have an overwhelming amount of evidence'
Naval hospital ship Comfort, NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo is seen during a press conference at the field hospital site at the Javits Center. A New York sheriff said Friday that "we have an overwhelming amount of evidence" against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a day after a criminal complaint accused him of a sex crime against an aide. The complaint accuses Cuomo of forcible touching of a female executive assistant last December in the governor's mansion. But Apple repeatedly said that the unexpected release of the complaint by the court after would not affect the strength of the case against Cuomo.cnbc.com
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New York City will shut indoor dining starting Monday, Gov. Cuomo says
Cuomo warned earlier this week that the state could close indoor dining if the city's hospitalization rate didn't stabilize. "In New York City, you put the CDC caution on indoor dining, together with the rate of transmission and the density and the crowding, that is a bad situation. The hospitalizations have continued to increase in New York City," Cuomo said. The move marks a notable reversal of the state's reopening plans since it allowed New York City to resume indoor dining at 25% capacity on Sept. 30. If it's safer for the teacher to be in school, then have the teacher in school," Cuomo said.cnbc.com
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As COVID-19 cases spike, where are the Comfort and Mercy ships now?
The ships were deployed in late March to help assist frontline hospital workers and provide care on the ships, should hospitals overflow with patients. Comfort arrived in New York City on March 30, a day after it left Virginia, according to Business Insider. Comfort left New York City after treating 182 patients, 70% of whom had COVID-19, according to NavyTimes. Comfort is available in case it is needed for future help, according to NavyTimes, while USNI News reported the same is true for Mercy. (Getty Images)The USNS Comfort departs for its home port of Norfolk, Virginia on April 30, 2020 in New York City.
USNS Comfort to leave New York City after spending three weeks mostly empty of patients
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. The Naval hospital ship USNS Comfort is set to leave New York Citys harbor after it floated for three weeks mostly empty of patients. Projections about the spread of the coronavirus sent New York state scrambling to increase its hospital bed capacity by more than double its 53,000 limit. Comfort and its 1,000 hospital beds sailed into New York late last month, but was under scrutiny for being sparsely used. Of four overflow hospitals built in the state, only the Javits Center has taken patients so far, according to state officials. Although the overflow hospital construction was overseen by the federal government, it was coordinated with the New York Department of Health.monroenews.com
Trump says coronavirus hospital ship USNS Comfort will leave New York City
An NYPD officer is pictured as the USNS Comfort pulled into a berth in Manhattan during the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the Manhattan borough of New York City, March 30, 2020. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the USNS Comfort, the hospital ship deployed to provide emergency support for health-care workers battling the coronavirus, will depart its station in New York City to get "ready for its next mission." "We are proud of the tremendous work of the crew of the USNS Comfort in confronting COVID-19 in New York. Last week, President Donald Trump said the lack of patients on the ship showed that New York City was healing. Read more: Nearly 90% of the US Navy hospital ship in New York is empty amid coronavirus fightThe Pentagon deployed the USNS Comfort to New York City and the USNS Mercy to Los Angeles to help with the surging coronavirus cases.cnbc.com
US Navy hospital ship will see patients from Philadelphia area amid coronavirus pandemic
A view of the USNS Comfort at the Pier 90 on April 1, 2020 in New York City. The Comfort, a naval hospital ship, is equipped to take in patients within 24 hours but will not be treating patients with COVID-19. WASHINGTON The Pentagon announced Thursday that it will begin to receive patients from the greater Philadelphia area on the USNS Comfort hospital ship amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Pentagon deployed the USNS Comfort and the USNS Mercy hospital ships in March to help with the surging coronavirus cases. The hospital ship was transitioned to receive coronavirus patients and has a maximum capacity of 500 beds.cnbc.com
New York coronavirus deaths jumped by 731 Monday, the biggest daily increase, Gov. Cuomo says
Coronavirus deaths in New York surged by 731 on Monday, the biggest single-day jump in COVID-19 fatalities since the outbreak began a few months ago, Gov. The number of deaths is a lagging indicator of the number of hospitalizations, Cuomo said. New York is the epicenter of the outbreak in the United States, with more than half the cases in the state in New York City, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. New York state health officials said they expected to have a breakdown of COVID-19 deaths by race this week. Hospitals don't provide that information to the state, they said, so officials had to obtain it from coroners.cnbc.com
Trump allows coronavirus patients on Navy ship Comfort in New York after Cuomo asks
President Donald Trump agreed Monday to allow the U.S. Navy's 1,000-bed hospital ship Comfort to be used to treat patients with the coronavirus to relieve pressure on New York City's strained hospital system"We don't need the Comfort for non-COVID cases, we need it for COVID," New York Gov. At Monday evening's coronavirus task force briefing, Trump said the ship would be used to treat patients from New York and New Jersey. The Comfort, which is docked on Manhattan's West Side, previously was deployed to the Big Apple with the understand that it would not treat patients with coronavirus. "I'm going to call the president this afternoon and ask him to shift the Comfort from non-COVID to COVID," Cuomo said. "Then we would have Javits and the ship Comfort as a relief valve," he said.cnbc.com
Cuomo says New York could hit coronavirus peak in 7 days: 'We're not yet ready'
Overall, 15,905 have been hospitalized across New York state and 4,126 people have been placed in ICU due to the coronavirus. New York, the epicenter of the pandemic in the United States, is struggling to increase its hospital capacity and medical supplies as coronavirus continues to spread. Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday that New York had about seven days to prepare for coronavirus apex in the state, warning that "we're not yet ready for the high point." Cuomo said that he was eager to get past the peak, but cautioned that the state was still preparing for the surge. He said the state now had nearly 80,000 hospital beds, but remained short of masks and ventilators.cnbc.com
China is donating 1,000 ventilators to help New York in coronavirus fight
Naval hospital ship Comfort, NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo is seen during a press conference at the field hospital site at the Javits Center. The Chinese government has facilitated a donation of 1,000 ventilators to New York state, New York Gov. The state of Oregon is also sending 140 ventilators to New York, which has become an epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. Cuomo said New York was conducting business with Chinese companies and cited China as a repository of essential medical equipment. If there are a lack of ventilators for the influx of hospital patients, New York hospitals will be forced into choosing which patients will receive care.cnbc.com
New York Gov. Cuomo says state saw its biggest single-day increase in coronavirus deaths on Thursday
"The curve continues to go up," Cuomo said at a news conference in Albany, referring to the number of new COVID-19 cases across the state. There are 102,863 confirmed cases across New York, a 10% jump overnight, according to charts presented at the news conference. The Jacob K. Javits Conference Center, where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has built a temporary hospital, will be fully dedicated to coronavirus patients, Cuomo said. It was originally designed to handle other patients to free up hospital beds across New York City. "I'm going to speak to the secretary of Defense," Cuomo said when asked about the very low number of patients on the Comfort.cnbc.com
U.S. coronavirus death toll rises past 3,000 on deadliest day
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed past 3,000 on Monday, the deadliest day yet in the countrys mounting crisis, while New York cheered the arrival of a gleaming 1,000-bed U.S. Navy hospital ship as a sign of hope in the citys desperate fight. Hospitals in the New York City area have been overrun with patients suffering from COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the virus. (Graphic: tmsnrt.rs/2w7hX9T)President Donald Trump told a White House briefing that more than 1 million Americans had been tested for coronavirus - less than 3% of the population. On Friday, Trump said he would invoke powers under the Defense Production Act to direct manufacturers to produce ventilators. Prine was in stable condition on Monday after being hospitalized with symptoms of the illness, his wife said on Twitter.feeds.reuters.com
New York greets hospital ship with cheers; U.S. death toll rises past 3,000
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York welcomed the arrival of a gleaming 1,000-bed U.S. Navy hospital ship on Monday as a beacon of hope for the citys desperate fight against the coronavirus pandemic, while the national death toll climbed past 3,000 on the countrys most deadly day. Hospitals in the city have been overrun with patients suffering from COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the virus. On Friday, Trump said he would invoke powers under the Defense Production Act to direct manufacturers to produce ventilators. The USNS Comfort passes Manhattan as it enters New York Harbor during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, U.S., March 30, 2020. The virus has spread from its original epicenters in Washington state, New York and California.feeds.reuters.com
New York greets hospital ship with cheers; California cases soar
Some bystanders chanted, Trump, Trump, Trump, as the huge vessel neared the Midtown Manhattan pier where it docked. Its a wartime atmosphere and we all have to pull together, said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who was among the dignitaries to greet the ships arrival. New York state accounts for almost half the countrys more than 152,000 cases and more than 40% of its more than 2,800 deaths, according to a Reuters tally. The USNS Comfort passes Manhattan as it enters New York Harbor during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, U.S., March 30, 2020. The virus has spread from its original epicenters in Washington state, New York and California.feeds.reuters.com
New York cheers arrival of hospital ship as coronavirus cases soar
People gathered on both the New York and New Jersey sides of the Hudson River to cheer the ships arrival shortly before midday. Some bystanders chanted, Trump, Trump, Trump, as the huge vessel neared the pier where it docked. Its a wartime atmosphere and we all have to pull together, said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who was among the dignitaries to greet the ships arrival. New York state accounts for almost half the countrys more than 152,000 cases and more than 40% of its more than 2,800 deaths, according to a Reuters tally. The USNS Comfort passes Manhattan as it enters New York Harbor during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, U.S., March 30, 2020.feeds.reuters.com
U.S.-Canada border shuts as battle against coronavirus intensifies
The new steps were announced as Wall Street resumed a four-week plummet as coronavirus fears deepened. Unlike the northern border, the U.S.-Mexican border will remain open, Trump said. Trump said closure of the border with Canada was by mutual consent and would have no effect on trade. Vehicles line up, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel international border crossing, which connects with Windsor, Ontario, in downtown Detroit, Michigan, U.S., March 18, 2020. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters in Ottawa that travelers could no longer cross the border for recreation and tourism.feeds.reuters.com
Navy hospital ship won't be ready to help New York for weeks, Pentagon says
The hospital ship USNS Comfort is anchored off the coast of La Brea, Trinidad and Tobago as the ship prepares for a five-day medical mission. WASHINGTON The Pentagon said Wednesday that a Navy hospital ship intended to help New York hospitals dealing with a rapidly expanding load of coronavirus cases will not be ready for weeks. Andrew Cuomo said President Donald Trump agreed to send the USNS Comfort hospital ship to help with coronavirus cases, expected to surge in the next 45 days. It was unclear whether the Comfort's twin, the USNS Mercy, would also head to New York. The Comfort and the Mercy are nearly three football fields long and 10 stories high, making them indisputably the largest hospital ships in the world.cnbc.com
Exercising outdoors from the comfort of your own home
Exercising outdoors from the comfort of your own home Feel like running on the beach? Or doing your ab workout on the side of a mountain? You can now do that, thanks to virtual reality technology. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with more.cbsnews.com