Bellone: Suffolk's COVID-19 infection rate below 1%, 45 new cases in last 24 hours

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County Executive Steve Bellone gave an update Sunday on the COVID-19 response in Suffolk.
BRIEFING NOTES:
  • 45 additional positive cases in the county. (.98 infection rate)
  • 8 have been discharged in last 24 hours.
  • 3 people died in the last 24 hours from COVID-19. 
  • Bellone credits people being outdoors for the continued diminution of COVID-19 numbers. He remains confident that the numbers will decrease this summer, but is wary about the fall.
  • Bellone says he would like to see the Long Island Ducks play this season when Long Island reaches Phase 4.
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