As of May 18th, New York has nearly 350,000 positive COVID cases and an additional 106 deaths. During his Sunday briefing, Governor Cuomo took a COVID swab test on air. In today’s briefing, he announced that he had tested negative for COVID. Testing eligibility has been expanded to anyone who has flu-like symptoms and employees returning to the workplace in phase one of the state’s reopening plan. Tomorrow, the Western NY region will be among those regions permitted to reopen.