“Better safe than sorry,” Cuomo says after school closes

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“Better safe than sorry,” Cuomo says after school closes

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that he would close schools in areas where there has been a peak in coronavirus cases on Tuesday.

Of the schools in these areas, not all have been tested. So we don’t have data on all the schools in these hot spot clusters – that bothers me. They sampled some schools in the clusters, but not all schools. And these are the hotspot clusters, right? You must therefore prioritize the tests. You want to go to these schools first because you know they are part of hot spot groups. So some schools in these clusters that we haven’t tested yet. Prevention is better than cure. I would not send my child to a school in a hot spot cluster that was not tested, where I did not have proof that the infection rate was low at that school. I wouldn’t send my child. I will not recommend or allow any family in New York City to send their child to a school that I will not send to my child. We will be closing schools in these areas tomorrow.

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