Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the number of new people entering hospitals daily has dropped, as has the number of critically ill patients who require ventilators.
With New York City the focus in the battle against COVID-19, towns in rural Upstate New York are reportedly seeing lower call volume.
The New York Daily News reports there are currently 23 pregnant EMTs and paramedic. Two of them have tested positive for COVID-19.
The spike in deaths in New York was another sign of the long fight ahead against the global pandemic.
Brighton Volunteer Ambulance (BVA) often receives notes of appreciation from patients or their families after they transport them to the hospital. In this instance, BVA got a different kind of note, courtesy of a local doctor.
New York's governor put out an urgent plea for medical volunteers and a Navy hospital ship pulled into port Monday as coronavirus deaths in the city mounted and hospitals buckled in what authorities say could be a preview of what other communities across the U.S. could soon face.
An FDNY paramedic who shared her coronavirus story last week with CNN is currently on a ventilator, her friends and family said.
The infection rate in New York is accelerating and the state could be as close as two weeks away from a crisis that sees 40,000 people in intensive care.
With new deaths reported and the number of confirmed U.S. cases exceeding 1,000, lawmakers and health officials set up containment zones and quarantine areas and sought to limit contact with those who might be infected.
An FDNY EMS member who works is Brooklyn has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, forcing several of that person’s coworkers to undergo a mandatory quarantine, officials said.