Cuomo extends parts of New York on PAUSE executive order through May 28

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Updated: May 15, 2020 08:28 AM
Created: May 14, 2020 10:29 PM

NEW YORK (WHEC) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has extended parts of the New York on PAUSE executive order through May 28.

Businesses in phase one of the reopening plan were allowed to reopen Friday, however, the other provisions in the New York on PAUSE executive order still apply.


Those provisions include:

  • Banning non-essential gatherings of all kinds, including parties, celebrations and social events.
  • Social distancing by at least six feet in public, both indoors and outdoors.
  • Limiting use of public transportation to essential trips.

Construction, manufacturing and wholesale trade businesses as well as retail with curbside or in-store pickup, agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, landscaping and low-risk outdoor recreational activities in the Finger Lakes, Central New York, Southern Tier, Mohawk Valley and North Country are all still permitted to reopen Friday.

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