Coronavirus in N.Y. Live Updates: Gatherings of Up to 10 People Allowed

Coronavirus in N.Y. Live Updates: Gatherings of Up to 10 People Allowed

“The number of lives lost is down to 84. 84 is still a tragedy, no doubt. But the fact that it’s down as low as it is really overall good news It doesn’t do any good for those 84 families that are feeling the pain. But for me, it’s just a sign that we’re making real progress. And I feel good about that.” “You signed an executive order allowing gatherings of up to 10 people. How do you think that’s going to affect the infection rate in the state and the state’s ability to reopen?” “Theoretically, it shouldn’t.” “It’s a C.D.C. guideline also, the 10 people, gatherings up to 10. And look, it’s the same answer to all of these questions, right? It depends on how people act. You can have a safe gathering of 10 people. You can also have a wholly unsafe gathering of 10 people. So, is it worth the risk? You have to make that judgment. That’s why I’m saying it has nothing to do with government at the end of the day. What is my role as governor? I have a whole operational role. Get the hospitals running get testing, get tracing, etcetera. But vis-a-vis people and the virus spread. I just give them the information and then say, please hear the facts please exercise diligence and judgment. Please, please. And here’s what happens on you if you don’t. And here are the facts. And ...
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