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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced stricter rules on communities and businesses to slow the spread of COVID-19 on Friday morning. All employees of "non-essential" businesses

COVID-19 is here. Broadway shows have gone dark, sports events cancelled, large gatherings have been banned, schools have been shuttered. The number of confirmed

How street vendors try to protect themselves from catching coronavirus.

[caption id="attachment_22046" align="alignnone" width="600"] What should people know about coronavirus?/ Drawing by TuAnh Dam for NY City Lens[/caption] By Currie Engel and TuAnh Dam  As New

Also gyms, movie theaters, and casinos—all to help slow the virus

After days of mounting pressure, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that public schools in the city would close

[caption id="attachment_21974" align="aligncenter" width="2560"] Theatergoers are promised refunds for tickets as Broadway is temporarily shut down / Photo by Sudan Ouyang on Unsplash[/caption] Broadway theaters

By Yuntong Man and Currie Engel New Yorkers Adjust to "Work From Home" from NYCityLens on Vimeo. With coronavirus cases in the city rising daily, companies have started

The rapid spread of the potentially deadly virus has raised alarms over safeguarding the city’s and the nation’s most vulnerable populations

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to sound alarms across the globe, some travelers are cancelling their trips out of fear of contracting the virus.

Visitors and vendors take safety precautions, but are taking it in stride

After the first confirmed coronavirus infection in NYC, residents around the city rushed to get prepared out of fear that the virus is spreading

Wages and salaries have already been cut and some worry they may have to close their doors

By Yuntong Man and Caroline Chen A week ago, Helen Wang, a Chinese graduate social work student at Columbia University, got on the 1 train

The diocese in Brooklyn and Queens doesn’t want to risk anyone getting sick