Governor Cuomo said the micro-cluster approach was effective.
BUFFALO, NY – New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo provided updates on state progress on the COVID-19 pandemic on Monday morning after a weekend of increasing numbers in the Western New York region. .
Governor Cuomo announced that the statewide positive rate with micro clusters was 2.8% on Sunday and without micro clusters, statewide positive rate was 2.6% on Master. Japan.
Cuomo announced that parts of Erie Prefecture would change to a Yellow Zone, with no red zone.
Below is the description of the Yellow Region, by state.
Yellow zone ̵1; Precautionary area
- Church of worship: 50 percent of capacity
- Mass gathering: up to 25 people, indoors and outdoors
- Enterprise: Open
- Meals: Indoor and outdoor dining, maximum of 4 people / table
- School: Open to mandatory weekly testing for students and teachers / staff for live facilities. The New York State Department of Health will set the teacher and student / staff ratio to be tested by Friday.
Governor Cuomo said during the call: “The micro-cluster approach works, undeniably, experiment more, target more, as soon as you see an increase, be more active.”
“The red areas are our way of saying, the virus is evolving and we will strengthen our restrictions and enforcement,” added Cuomo.
Governor Cuomo also said the micro-cluster approach was effective.
Brooklyn went from red to orange this week, which eases restrictions.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.