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NYC health officials: Practice safe sex with ‘kinky’ Zoom parties, wearing coronavirus masks

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What’s love within the time of coronavirus?

After a interval of tragedy and isolation, New York Metropolis simply got here out with new recommendations for a way its residents can have sex.

The health guide urged New Yorkers to follow safe sex with “kinky” Zoom events and to put on coronavirus masks whereas participating in acts of intimacy.

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“Video dates, sexting, subscription-based fan platforms, sexy ‘Zoom parties’ or chat rooms may be options for you,” the information mentioned.

“Make it a little kinky,” the Health Division advisory added. “Be creative with sexual positions and physical barriers, like walls, that allow sexual contact while preventing close face to face contact.”

“During COVID-19 wearing a face covering that covers your nose and mouth is a good way to add a layer of protection during sex,” the company mentioned. “Maybe it’s your thing, maybe it’s not.”

New York tallied 53 deaths from COVID-19 Tuesday because the state reopens, and there are indicators that commuters are returning with warning to New York-area buses, subways and rail strains.

In contrast with the flu or a standard chilly, COVID-19 signs might seem extra slowly — between two and 14 days after publicity.

Some individuals by no means really feel sick or discover any signs, though they’re contaminated and might nonetheless unfold it to different individuals.

For gentle signs, like a slight cough or a gentle rash, health consultants say it’s possible you’ll not must rush to the emergency room. They advocate self-isolating and monitoring your signs to see in the event that they turn out to be extra extreme.

New York’s loss of life toll from COVID-19 climbed to over 24,400 Tuesday, because the state reported 53 new deaths of people who examined optimistic for COVID-19 in hospitals and nursing properties. That determine doesn’t embrace almost 6,000 further deaths reported by New York Metropolis officers.

About 380,000 of the almost 2.7 million New Yorkers who’ve been examined for COVID-19 have been optimistic — or about 14 %.

During the last three weeks, the weekly optimistic testing fee has declined from three % to lower than 1 % prior to now week.

As many as 40 to 45 % of New Yorkers getting examined had the virus in late March, when testing was simply ramping up and restricted to sick people.

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The sex information beneficial individuals be as safe as potential, even when they have examined optimistic for coronavirus antibodies.

“Be cautious in using these tests to make decisions about who you have sex with and what kind of sex you have since antibody test results are not definite proof of immunity,” it says.

The Related Press contributed to this report. 

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