Curran says she understands frustration from protesters, important to reopen safely

County Executive Laura Curran provided an update with the latest on the coronavirus pandemic in Nassau.

News 12 Staff

May 2, 2020, 5:03 PM

Updated 1,538 days ago

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Curran says she understands frustration from protesters, important to reopen safely
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County Executive Laura Curran provided an update with the latest on the coronavirus pandemic in Nassau.
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- 14.5% of all Nassau tests were positive in past day.
- Decrease of 57 hospitalizations, total of 1,161.
- Curran: All reports she has received of people who are out and about at parks, waterways, etc. are abiding by social distancing and other guidelines.
- Curran says to resist the urge to confront, shame people who aren't wearing masks.
- May is Mental Health Awareness Month - Curran reminds of their county hotline at 516-227-TALKS, as well as an app.
- Curran talks about the boat capsizing that happened off the coast of Point Lookout - 'We are all hoping for the best.'
- Curran says she understands the frustration of reopening protesters, but they are under state orders to PAUSE, and must keep county safe.
- Says the county has issued tickets to a few businesses that haven't followed guidelines, but 'most people get it.'
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