Curran: 846 Nassau residents have died from COVID-19

As of Sunday, a total of 2,464 are hospitalized with the virus.

News 12 Staff

Apr 12, 2020, 10:59 AM

Updated 1,535 days ago

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Curran: 846 Nassau residents have died from COVID-19
 
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Nassau County Executive Laura Curran urged residents to ‘keep your foot on the peddle,’ when it comes to social distancing.

A total of 23,553 positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in the county as of Sunday. In addition, 846 Nassau residents have lost their lives to the illness.
As of Sunday, a total of 2,464 people are hospitalized with the virus - an increase of 10. There were 145 people discharged on Sunday.
A total of 481 patients were on ventilators – a decrease of eight.
Curran says there still is a shortage of hospital gowns, however, the county is expecting to receive a shipment from a purchasing order on Tuesday.
According to Curran, the county is still waiting on validation of rapid testing and anti-body testing from the state and federal level.
 
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