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Cuomo tells New Yorkers to stay ‘smart’ on coronavirus, before warning revelers: ‘Don’t make me come down there’

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As New York phases out of its months-long lockdown in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned New Yorkers on Saturday to stay “smart” on precautions — even warning partiers within the Large Apple not to “make me come down there” by shirking precautions.

“I say to the citizens of this state who are the ones who accomplished the impossible, they are the ones who reduce that transmission rate: You have to stay smart. Keep doing what we’re doing. Don’t let up,” he stated at a Saturday press convention. “Do not assume, ‘Effectively, now we’re reopening. Every little thing is okay. The climate’s higher. Every little thing is okay. I hear New York is doing effectively.’ It’s, however solely due to what you might be doing.”

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“That is been the key from day one. You cease doing what you are doing. You may see these numbers flip,” he stated.

Later he tweeted a warning in response to a video of throngs of New Yorkers reveling within the streets with few carrying masks or social distancing: “Don’t make me come down there,”

On the earlier press convention, he stated that the “news is good” from the info they’re receiving as elements of the state move via completely different phases of the four-stage re-opening course of. Specifically he pointed to knowledge displaying that hospitalizations are the bottom since March 20.

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Cuomo has come underneath criticism for his dealing with of the pandemic, with critics pointing to a now-changed order that required nursing properties to soak up COVID-19 sufferers — the place the aged, the most certainly to undergo critical signs from the virus, had been housed. Cuomo and his administration argue that it was following tips issued by the Trump administration.

However, Cuomo famous that as different states are seeing will increase in instances and hospitalizations, there are to this point no indicators that’s occurring in New York, though the state was the toughest hit within the nation, notably in New York Metropolis.

“So we’ve done it. We have tamed the beast. We are now one hundred and eighty degrees on the other side. The best number, lowest number of deaths that we have seen since the started,” he stated. “And that is the number I know turns my stomach and turns everyone’s stomach in this state. This is the number that is the most painful and it is the lowest level since this started.”

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However he warned New Yorkers to be cautious, and for native governments to “enforce compliance.” He additionally renewed requires protesters demonstrating within the wake of the dying of George Floyd to get examined amid fears that the protests could possibly be fertile floor for COVID.

“To the protesters. I say wear a mask. It is the law,” he stated.

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