Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday that new cases of coronavirus in New York have returned to less than 1% of follow-up from daily test results off the southern coast. The coast of Long Island.
The governor said he was worried after the numbers bumped into Monday results show that after a gradual reopening of businesses, schools, and other state economies. Cuomo closed non-essential companies and institutions in March during the heyday of the state’s pandemic.
However, the level of new infection on Tuesday dropped to 0.87%
“I didn’t sleep last night. I don’t want to exceed 1% for a long time,” Cuomo said, saying the boat he and other officials were on bounced off like a choppy sea.
Live streaming of his remarks was interrupted several times, but he could somehow demand that New Yorkers stick to their efforts to contain the virus epidemic.
“New Yorkers want to get back to normal life, but they can’t get back to normal life yet. That’s just a fact,” Cuomo said. “They talk about the new normal. We still need to manage COVID.”
And he added: “The virus is the same only we control it, we are informed, we are being tested, and we are disciplined. “
The state completed about 75,000 tests on Tuesday, a high level sustained after starting with about 500 tests a day to make Cuomo’s state “the country’s most advanced state in testing” Has been reached.
“We have the data, so we know how to do it in New York,” he said.
Cuomo said the state lost four inhabitants to the coronavirus on Tuesday. Across the state, 483 people were hospitalized for the COVID-19 virus and 138 received intensive care. He said the infection level on Long Island from the test on Tuesday was 1.3%.
Long Island area I’ve seen school closures this week After either the student or staff test positive for the virus. These closures, previously temporary, are paired with contact tracking efforts in both the Nassau and Suffolk counties.
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