Coronavirus in N.Y.: Thousands of Students Face Shuttered Schools
As thousands of students in New York learned that their schools would be mostly or entirely shuttered for the entire week, state officials and educators grappled on Monday morning with the possibility that more schools would need to close to fight the coronavirus outbreak.
The virus has spread quickly throughout the New York region. On Monday morning, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said 142 cases had been confirmed statewide, including the executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Rick Cotton.
Officials said on Monday that they were weighing whether to shut down public schools in and around New Rochelle, which Mr. Cuomo called a “significant hot spot” for the virus, for a number of weeks.
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[Source: New York Times]