Rikers Island Rate Of Coronavirus Infection 7 Times Higher Than CitywideThe Coronavirus is spreading rapidly through New York City, even more so at Rikers Island and other jails, according to Legal Aid Society. The organization says the infection rate at local jails is more than seven times higher than the rate citywide and 87 times higher than the country at large. Katie Johnston reports.
Coronavirus Patients Wanted For Antibodies TreatmentMount Sinai Hospital wants to start treating severely ill patients with antibodies from people who have beaten the virus.
Coronavirus Update: Deadly 24 At Elmhurst HospitalThe gravity of the coronavirus crisis in New York City became painfully clear overnight at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, where 13 patients died in 24 hours. CBS2's John Dias has the details.
Coronavirus Update: NY Lawmakers Predict Worst Is Yet To ComeMayor Bill de Blasio has issued a dire warning to New Yorkers. He's predicting a surge in coronavirus cases. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis has the latest.
New York Halts Utility Rate HikesThe state has ordered utilities to postpone any planned rate increases during the coronavirus pandemic.
Monmouth County Seeking Medical SuppliesHealth care workers along the Jersey Shore are in desperate need of medical supplies.
Four Seasons Open To First RespondersManhattan's Four Seasons hotel is opening its doors to health care workers on the front lines in the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronvirus Update: Senate Approves $2 Trillion Stimulus PackageThe relief package for Americans hit hard by the coronavirus now goes to the House of Representatives after approval by the Senate late into the night.
New York Weather: Mostly SunnyCBS2's Elise Finch has the latest weather forecast.
Coronavirus Update: How Can Student Athletes Stay Active While Sports Are Shut Down?Dan Cevette, president of operations for Prep Baseball Report NY, spoke to CBS2's Otis Livingston about how student athletes can remain in the swing of things during this unprecedented time.
Coronavirus Update: NBA All-Star Karl Anthony Towns Reveals Mother Tested Positive For COVID-19The mother of an NBA star from New Jersey is fighting for her life after contracting the coronavirus; CBS2's Otis Livingston reports.
Max Minute: Can You Get The Coronavirus From A Cut Or Scrape?Dr. Max Gomez is answering your questions about the COVID-19 coronavirus. Go to facebook.com/cbsnewyork to submit your question and we'll try to answer it on-air and online!
Coronavirus Update: Manhattan Hotel Offers Free Rooms For Emergency WorkersA high-end Manhattan hotel is giving emergency workers the opportunity to stay overnight for free.
New York Weather: CBS2 3/25 Nightly Forecast at 11PMCBS2's Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for March 25 at 11 p.m.
Coronavirus Update: Survivors Asked To Donate PlasmaMount Sinai Hospital wants to start treating severely ill patients with antibodies from people who have beaten the virus.
Coronavirus Update: Medical Students Graduate Early To Help Amid PandemicDozens of medical students are answering the call for more help to fight COVID-19. They're graduating early and headed straight for the front lines of the pandemic; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Coronavirus Update: Lupus Patients Worry About Shortage Of Medication Showing Promise In Fight Against COVID-19One medication that's shown promise in the fight against COVID-19 has also been a lifeline for patients with lupus, but with demand so high, those with the chronic auto-immune condition worry there isn't enough of this popular drug left for them; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Coronavirus Update: Senate Expected To Vote Soon On Emergency BillThere could be a snag over unemployment benefits in the $2 trillion emergency bill to rescue the economy.
Coronavirus Update: Mayor Makes Dire Predictions For NYC Without Quick Federal HelpMayor Bill de Blasio is making dire predictions for the city if federal help doesn't get here fast enough; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Coronavirus Update: 13 Patients Die From Virus At Queens Hospital In 24 HoursThe gravity of the coronavirus crisis is painfully clear at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens. The hospital confirmed Wednesday that 13 people died from the virus in just the last 24 hours.
Coronavirus Update: N.J. Mattress Company Starts Producing Surgical Masks For Healthcare WorkersA New Jersey mattress company is doing its part to help our healthcare workers on the frontlines in the battle against coronavirus; CBS2's Nina Kapur reports.
Coronavirus Update: Mother Of NJ Nurse Donating Meals To Local Medical StaffThey say mom knows best, and one nurse’s mom is making meals, with love, for healthcare workers on the front lines very day in the fight against the coronavirus; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Coronavirus Update: Local Athletes Put Dreams On Pause After Postponement Of 2020 OlympicsThe postponing of the Tokyo Olympics seemed inevitable this week as the coronavirus continues to ravage the globe, but that doesn’t mean the announcement wasn’t crushing for local athletes, whose dreams are now on pause; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Coronavirus Outbreak: NYPD Down, But Commissioner Assures No Drop In City CoverageNew York Police Department Commissioner Dermot Shea says about 7% of the force is currently out sick. CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports.