County Executive Steve Bellone gives update on Suffolk's COVID-19 response

County Executive Steve Bellone is giving an update on Suffolk's COVID-19 response.

News 12 Staff

May 3, 2020, 5:49 PM

Updated 1,537 days ago

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County Executive Steve Bellone gives update on Suffolk's COVID-19 response
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County Executive Steve Bellone is giving an update on Suffolk's COVID-19 response. Press PLAY to watch LIVE.
BRIEFING NOTES:
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Bellone reflects on the impacts of the crisis as New York enters its 7th week of being on "PAUSE." 
-The executive says we've lost another 29 lives in Suffolk to COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the county's death toll to 1,256.
-Bellone says hospitalizations continue to go down, and we are "marching toward" the 14-day trend outlined by the CDC guidelines on reopening.
-The county executive discussed latest case numbers and testing results, noting that the county is "closing the gap" with its testing efforts in community hotspots.
 
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