Certain Counties to Resume Elective Surgeries
Today Governor Cuomo named the 35 counties in New York State that are currently eligible under the existing guidelines to resume elective outpatient treatments and surgeries. The full list is below:
The Governor today indicated that the upcoming New York State Fair and the Saratoga Race Track season may not happen this summer as they typically would. The Governor stated that the only way he could foresee them being able to operate would be with a complete state wide level of re-opening that would also need to be coordinated with both Connecticut and New Jersey. The Governor specifically cited whether it would even be possible to hold either of these events safely while still being able to observe current safe social distancing protocol.
New York City MTA Cleaning
The MTA today has been directed to present a plan by tomorrow identifying how every subway and train car as well as all buses in the system be disinfected for the morning commute every day.
As the trackable numbers and the infection rate continue to decline or it appears that we are firmly on the fare side of the plateau. That said, the number of deaths in the State has increased by 330 since yesterday to 17,968 total.