Curran: Wearing masks will be part of the new normal
Over 27,000 Nassau County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, according to officials.
A total of 2,419 residents were hospitalized with the virus across Long Island’s 11 hospitals – a decrease of 58 from the day before. A total of 235 patients were discharged.
Of those hospitalized – 505 patients were on ventilators – an increase of two.
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran says antibody testing is crucial for Long Islanders to be able to return to work.
On Thursday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo extended New York Pause until at least May 15.
Nassau officials say masks will also be part of the new normal going forward.
As of Friday night, all New Yorkers must wear masks or face coverings in public when they can’t social distance.