Earlier in the week, Cuomo had signed an order allowing gatherings of up to 10 people only for religious services and Memorial Day commemorations.
'New Yorkers have actually satisfied this dilemma with uniformity as well as strength, as well as positioned tremendous count on the federal government to exercise its authority as well as maintain them secure.
Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of the New York Forward Loan Fund, which will "provide flexible and affordable loans to help small businesses".
New York City won't reopen until next month and Mayor Bill DeBlasio urged residents to stay local this weekend.
"I've been really clear about the beaches; they are closed for swimming", de Blasio said Friday at his daily coronavirus briefing.
Cuomo spokesman Rich Azzopardi said the new order is in line with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which says meetings of up to 10 people are safe if people distance themselves socially.
The danger of swimming without lifeguards on duty was made clear Friday when a 24-year-old man drowned off Rockaway Beach in Queens.
The mayor also said people on the beach will need to wear masks and that 150 parks workers will strictly enforce public distancing, along with "hundreds" of NYPD officers. "But if they need some reminders, of course there'll be people out there educating, giving out face coverings". The previous day, May 21, NY recorded 109 deaths, which reflects similar statistics from the previous week in which fatalities remained just above 100 each day.
The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) revealed on Friday that the guv reversed his Thursday order after they submitted a suit on part of Linda Bouferguen, a New York City lady that had actually been detained two times outside of City Hall for objecting the state closure.