Hospitals will be able to schedule elective surgeries as the region enters the first phase of reopening on Tuesday, but gatherings such as church services and sports events will still be banned, Cuomo said.
As part of the reopening, judges and staff members will return courthouses in 30 upstate counties starting this week, Cuomo said.
"What I'm hoping is that the business community in Western New York will follow the law, get a plan in place, and allow their employees to review it," he continued. "The last thing either of us want to do is start enforcing this - we do not want to enforce it on our own - we want the community to enforce it."
When the region advances to the next phases of reopening, this is how industries are categorized: