Curran: We could see several more weeks of lockdown before meeting state criteria to reopen

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran says the county is working to meet all of the new state criteria for reopening.

News 12 Staff

May 7, 2020, 4:01 PM

Updated 1,499 days ago

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Curran: We could see several more weeks of lockdown before meeting state criteria to reopen
 
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Nassau County gave a special sendoff to the 15 ambulances and 30 personnel who were deployed by FEMA to the area to help first responders during the peak of COVID-19 crisis.
The ambulances came from across the country and were integrated into the Nassau 911 system and responded to more than 1,700 calls in the county.
Those ambulances are now being deployed to different parts of the country that need help.
As of Thursday, there are 37,350 COVID-19 cases across Long Island. Hospitalizations were down 61 to 913 – the 21 day of decrease.
In addition, 26 new cases were admitted to hospitals on Wednesday, the lowest number in a long time.
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran says the county is working to meet all of the new state criteria for reopening.
The deadline for New York Pause is May 15, but officials Long Island has several more weeks of lockdown before it can meet the criteria for reopening.


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