13 March 2020 – Testing increase to 6,000 tests per day, 7 day waiting period for unemployment insurance waived. Waiving 7-Day Waiting Period for Workers to Claim Unemployment Insurance due to COVID-19 and Eliminating Aid Penalty for Schools Directed to Close

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Enhance laboratory testing capacity
Level of Jurisdiction: New York
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: Dramatically Increasing Capacity to About 6,000 Tests per Day in the Next Week
Full details here: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/after-weeks-demanding-approval-governor-cuomo-announces-fda-gives-new-york-state-authority