Category: News from Gale Brewer

Weekly COVID newsletter (10/15)

Friends, It’s Thursday, October 15, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker showed the following:
  • Manhattan has 34,569 confirmed cases and 3,185 deaths (518 more cases and 2 more deaths since last week).
  • The city as a whole has 251,766 cases and 23,905 deaths (3,766 more cases and 32 more deaths since last week).
Experts say seven-day averages… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (10/8)

Friends, It’s Thursday, October 8, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker showed the following:
  • Manhattan has 34,051 confirmed cases and 3,183 deaths (425 more cases and 2 more deaths than last week).
  • The city as a whole has 248,000 cases and 23,873 deaths (3,426 more cases and 44 more deaths than last week).
Experts say seven-day averages… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (10/1)

Friends, It’s Thursday, October 1, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker shows Manhattan has 33,626 confirmed cases and 3,181 deaths; New York City as a whole has 244,574 cases and 23,829 deaths. There were 533 new cases citywide yesterday (9/30), compared to last Wednesday’s (9/23) 424 cases, a rise of 26%. Yesterday the Governor released the state’s… Read more

Current list of COVID-19 testing sites in Manhattan.

The following is a list of testing sites for both swab testing (for those who suspect they are infected) and antibody testing (for those who believe they have already recovered from the virus) in Manhattan. All sites are swab testing sites and available by appointment only, unless otherwise noted. Last updated: 10/5/2020 Zoom into this map of Manhattan testing sites (click on the four corners icon at top left to… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (9/24)

Friends, It’s Thursday, September 24, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker shows Manhattan has 33,237 confirmed cases and 3,174 deaths; New York City as a whole has 241,511 cases and 23,785 deaths. There were 424 new cases citywide yesterday (9/23), compared to last Wednesday’s (9/16) 333 cases, a rise of 27%. — We have less than a… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (9/17)

Friends, It’s Thursday, September 17, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker shows Manhattan has 32,835 confirmed cases and 3,177 deaths; New York City as a whole has 238,625 cases and 23,762 deaths. There were 252 new cases citywide Tuesday (9/15), compared to last Tuesday’s (9/8) 213 cases, a rise of 18% (albeit on a fairly low base).… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (9/10)

Friends, It’s Thursday, September 10, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker shows Manhattan has a total of 32,551 confirmed cases and 3,178 deaths; New York City as a whole has a total of 236,983 cases and 23,741 deaths. There were 336 new cases citywide yesterday (9/9), compared to last Wednesday’s (9/2) 304 cases, a rise of 10%.… Read more

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