8 bar, restaurant violations released by NYS Coronavirus Task Force

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MANHATTAN, NY – Eight other bars and restaurants were violated on Friday by a state coronavirus task force, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo.The State Liquor Authority and the State Police Task Force inspected 1,553 establishments in New York and Long Island and issued eight offenses – six in Manhattan, one in Queens and one in Suffolk County.

The crackdown on restaurants and bars, ensuring owners and managers abide by coronavirus restrictions, continues despite progress in slowing the spread of the virus.

Of the 94,849 test results reported on Friday, 653 were positive – a record low of 0.69%.

Hospitalizations, meanwhile, fell to 483 and the number of intensive care patients fell to 116. The two figures have not been reviewed since mid-March.

Cuomo said the continued enforcement of the coronavirus executive orders and the phased reopening plan are key to keeping COVID-19 numbers low.

“New Yorkers have led this recovery and I urge everyone to stay in New York Tough – wear masks, distance themselves socially and stay disciplined,” Cuomo said in a statement Saturday. “This thing is not over yet. “



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