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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds press convention on the coronavirus outbreak

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding his every day press convention on the Covid-19 outbreak, which has contaminated greater than 356,458 folks throughout the state as of Friday, based on knowledge compiled by Johns Hopkins College.

On Thursday, Cuomo mentioned New York colleges ought to begin making ready to reopen this fall, however warned that it is too early to decide on whether or not they’ll be allowed to renew in-person studying. The state will concern pointers to varsities initially of June detailing what they should do to reopen, and colleges shall be required to submit plans to the state for evaluate, he mentioned.

Reopening colleges is made harder by the invention of a attainable new Covid-19 complication in children, referred to as multisystem inflammatory syndrome in kids or MIS-C, which the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention mentioned might be attributable to the coronavirus. Cuomo mentioned extra analysis into MIS-C is required earlier than a choice might be made about summer time camps and colleges within the fall.

“Till now we have a solution on this pediatric syndrome, as a guardian, till I understand how widespread that is, I would not ship my kids to day camp,” he mentioned. “And I if I will not ship my kids to day camp, I would not ask anybody else to ship their kids to day camp.”

The coronavirus has now contaminated greater than 5 million folks throughout the globe and greater than 1.57 million within the U.S., based on knowledge from Johns Hopkins College.

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Yuuma Nakamura


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