The Governor, who on Saturday declared a statewide emergency, also provided updates on new coronavirus cases in New York. Westchester County is currently the “hot spot,” with 98 cases. Nassau County has 17, Rockland County 4, Saratoga County 2, and Suffolk and Ulster County 1 each. The number of total positive cases in New York State is now at 142.
The Governor also called on the federal government to expedite their approval of private labs and automated and manual testing to expand New York State’s coronavirus testing capacity, and encouraged New Yorkers to work from home, telecommute and avoid densely populated gathering spaces whenever possible.
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