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COVID-19: Cuomo undecided on school reopenings; U.S. reports 67K new cases

Aug. 1 (UPI) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday he hasn’t made a decision about whether to reopen schools in the fall but said schools should plan for the possibility. During a conference call with reporters, Cuomo said he will watch what happens with the infection rate before deciding whether to reopen schools.…

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Gov. Cuomo complains of ‘political heat’ over coronavirus nursing home deaths

June 28, 2020 | 12:49pm Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday complained about the “political heat” he has faced over coronavirus deaths in nursing homes — claiming the facilities are now safer for seniors than staying at home. “In New York, we’re number 46 in the nation in terms of percentage of deaths at nursing homes,…

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What Cuomo wants Trump to admit about the coronavirus

Trump’s theory, and that of many Republican governors, according to Cuomo, was this: “We can reopen quickly and we can handle the virus because it will go away, or we will have a vaccine.”Cuomo’s theory? No matter the political pressure, keep the state closed until the virus had demonstrably receded as measured by widely available…

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Cuomo says there will be ‘random checks,’ but quarantine details murky

ALBANY — Health care and other “essential” workers will be exempted from an executive order signed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo late Wednesday that requires travelers who enter New York after visiting states with high rates of coronavirus infections to self-quarantine for 14 days.The quarantine order was also adopted by Connecticut and New Jersey on…

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Amid violations, Cuomo prepared to reverse local re-openings

By MICHAEL HILL – Associated Press Sunday, June 14, 2020 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Upset by “rampant” violations of New York’s pandemic-fighting restrictions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened Sunday to reinstate closings in areas where local governments fail to enforce the rules.Manhattan and Long Island’s tony Hamptons were singled out as problem areas by Cuomo, who…

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Cuomo threatens Manhattan, Hamptons shutdown over lack of social distancing

June 14, 2020 | 1:20pm | Updated June 14, 2020 | 1:37pm Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday threatened to shut down Manhattan and the Hamptons again if residents don’t adhere to the state’s social distancing rules. “We’re not going to go back to that dark place because local governments didn’t do their job” and people…

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Cuomo rides New York subway to show ‘it’s safe’ as city begins reopening

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo rode the New York City subway to show “it’s safe” as the city begins Phase 1 of reopening on Monday.“NYC is open. Gov Cuomo chatting with New Yorkers on the subway,” Cuomo communication director Dani Lever tweeted. “Ridership at the moment is light, but we are reassuring that it’s safe.”As…

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WATCH: ‘Why was that necessary?’ Gov. Cuomo asks after man is shoved and hurt on video

Nation Jun 5, 2020 1:40 PM EDT BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Prosecutors investigated Friday after a video captured a police officer in Buffalo shoving a 75-year-old man who then falls and cracks his head, a confrontation that resulted in the suspension of two officers. Video from public radio station WBFO of Thursday night’s encounter, which…

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Cuomo pleads for calm after night of statewide protests; says “violence never works”

Cuomo: “Violence never works” New York Governor Andrew Cuomo used his daily coronavirus briefing on Sunday to plead for calm after a night of unrest in cities throughout the state. “Violence never works,” Cuomo said. “It dishonors Mr. Floyd’s death,” Cuomo said. “Mr. Floyd was not violent. Mr. Floyd was compliant. Mr. Floyd wasn’t even…

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‘No mask — no entry’: New York Gov. Cuomo says he’ll sign an executive order allowing businesses to refuse service to people who won’t wear masks

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo arrives wearing a protective mask outside the New York Stock Exchange as the building opens for the first time since March while the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID19) continues in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., May 26, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to sign…