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What you need to know about the coronavirus apex in New York

Experts advise limiting shopping trips as the COVID-19

Experts advise limiting shopping trips as the COVID-19 pandemic's apex arrives in New York. Credit: Kendall Rodriguez

Here's what you need to know as New York faces the apex of the COVID-19 pandemic in the coming days:

What is the apex?

How long will the apex last?

What is social distancing and how can I practice it effectively?

Should I wear a mask and/or gloves in public?

Can I still go to the grocery store this week or should I stay away? How about going outside?

How long are these stay-at-home restrictions going to last?

Is there a cure for coronavirus?

What treatments are being given to those infected with the novel coronavirus, COVID-19?

What are some symptoms to look for that would reassure someone they do not have the coronavirus without getting tested?

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