“We’re mainly again to the place we began earlier than this tragedy descended upon us,” Cuomo stated.
Cuomo touted the progress battling the illness on Lengthy Island, saying that the area had beforehand been shedding about 100 individuals per day to the illness and is now shedding round 13.
“We saved many, many lives,” Cuomo stated.
Cuomo stated the state was taking a look at a pilot program to permit guests to return to hospitals, with the correct precautions.
“It’s horrible to have somebody within the hospital after which that particular person is remoted, not with the ability to see their household and associates,” Cuomo stated.
Cuomo stated the state was additionally taking a look at extra reopenings, together with sports activities.
“I’m very aggressive on encouraging sports activities groups to begin and to function with out followers,” Cuomo stated. “To the extent they’ll begin, I encourage them to begin.”
Cuomo stated that the state will work with groups to develop methods.
“New York shall be a full companion. Something we will do to make it occur and make it occur safely, we are going to,” he stated.
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Cuomo once more referred to as on the federal authorities to require companies which can be receiving bailout cash to not hearth workers. He additional referred to as on Washington to move a invoice that can assist state and native governments who’ve had their budgets blown out by the pandemic.
“Present the identical consideration for the employees that you just confirmed for the companies,” Cuomo stated.
Cuomo stated he suspects the quantity of MISC circumstances – Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Kids – which have been reported is simply the “tip of the iceberg.” The state has recorded 137 confirmed circumstances.