Coronavirus ‘containment zone’ in New York county to shut down for 2 weeks, undergo cleaning
A designated “containment zone” in New York’s New Rochelle will close for two weeks beginning Thursday in an effort to contain the spread of novel coronavirus in the area.
In a news briefing Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the area had a radius of one mile surrounding a so-called “hot spot” of COVID-19 cases.
Schools and facilities, including some businesses such as “large gathering places” or those that “bring large quantities of people together,” will close for two weeks as officials work to sanitize the area, officials said. Cuomo added that the National Guard would be assisting the sanitation efforts and Northwell Health was setting up a satellite testing facility in the area.
People living there, however, would be able to come and go as needed, Cuomo said.
“New Rochelle at this point is probably the largest cluster in the U.S. of …continued .
[Source: Fox News]