Bellone: Suffolk COVID-19 death toll crosses over 1,100

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone gave his Monday COVID-19 update.

News 12 Staff

Apr 27, 2020, 5:36 PM

Updated 1,449 days ago

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Bellone: Suffolk COVID-19 death toll crosses over 1,100
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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone gave his Monday COVID-19 update.
Briefing Notes:
- Bellone talks about COVID-19 and domestic violence -- says county has seen uptick is domestic violence incidents.
- Also touches on mental health 'challenges,' that have been added to by the crisis. Says to contact Suffolk at 311 to be provided with resources.
- Over 33,000 cases across Suffolk.
- 32 additional COVID-19 deaths, 1,102 total death toll.
- Decrease in hospitalizations, ICU bed occupants.
- 953 available hospital beds, 228 ICU beds available.
- 69 COVID-19 patients have been discharged from hospitals.
- County has delivered a total of 2.9M pieces of PPE. Additional 20,000+ went out Sunday.
- Meal program at county schools continues to ramp up. Over 300,000 meals delivered.
- Bellone stresses importance of compliance to social distancing orders. 

PHOTOS: Coronavirus heroes on the front lines
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