As of this writing, no region has hit all the metrics needed to start reopening on May 15, according to the New York State regional tracking page.
But Cuomo's office clarified later in the day that only certain orders pertaining to the coronavirus, such as eviction protections, have been extended into June.
Cuomo said while the daily death toll is still bad news, he believes that for the first time, the state is finally ahead of the virus.
When plans are approved, businesses will go back in four phases, with construction and manufacturing first, followed by professional services, retail and real estate, then restaurants, food services and accommodation. Meanwhile, New York City is responding to complaints about racial disparities in enforcement of social distancing by ramping up a corps of city workers to try to keep people in line without involving police.
The ruling partially overrides a controversial March 25 order that nursing homes can not deny admission or readmission on the basis of a positive or suspected COVID-19 case.
All nursing home staff must be tested twice a week for COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, and hospitals may not discharge any COVID-19 patient to a nursing home until the patient tests negative, he said.
Cases continued to increase in the Capital Region, with two more deaths reported.
While hospitalizations have continuously fallen to essentially the point they were when NY first went into lockdown, the number of deaths has remained flat in recent days.
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Army Corps of Engineers built a 2,000-bed facility in the Javits Center and President Donald Trump sent NY the U.S. Naval Ship Comfort capable of treating 500 coronavirus patients.
Cuomo gave no indication that New York City or the surrounding areas are anywhere near being able to reopen.
The survey of 1,269 patients admitted to 113 hospitals over three recent days confounded expectations that new cases would be dominated by essential workers, especially those traveling on public transportation.
"There are 226 people who have lost their lives despite everything our health care system could do", said Cuomo.
Mr Cuomo has faced particular criticism for high numbers of deaths in the state's care homes.
NY governor extends eviction ban to protect those. "Rather than wait for the whole state to be ready, we will reopen on a regional basis".
Statewide, Cuomo said there were 216 COVID deaths the day before, the lowest total since the illness was at its peak a month ago, with 799 deaths on April 8.
Senate sponsor Brad Hoylman said in a statement that while he "applauds" the governor's action, he would still like to pass a law to extend the time until August 2021. If any problems arise, they could all adjust, he said.