WATCH: New York State COVID-19 update for Jan. 6, 2021 By WBFO Staff • Jan 6, 2021 ShareTweetEmail Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives his COVID-19 briefing Dec. 30 in Albany. Darren McGee/Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo Gov. Andrew Cuomo held his regular COVID-19 update briefing in Albany Wednesday. Watch it live here at 11:30 a.m. Tags: Governor Andrew CuomoCOVID-19ShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread. Related Content New federal numbers show jobs down, wages up locally By Mike Desmond • Jan 4, 2021 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment in the Buffalo area is improving a little bit, although that’s from a very low base this spring when the COVID-19 pandemic hammered the job market. NYS records 1 million COVID-19 cases By Associated Press • Jan 4, 2021 Tom Magnarelli / WRVO Public Media New York State has recorded more than 1 million positive COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.