Hospitals in Nassau County can resume performing elective surgeries, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Tuesday, as the Long Island region makes what he suggested are great strides to beat back the coronavirus and move toward reopening.
Cuomo also said the state is launching a pilot program to let visitors back in specific hospitals around New York State, including at two on Long Island, in Huntington and Plainview.
“Long Island is making great progress,” said Cuomo, speaking at Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research in Manhasset during his daily briefing. He noted that the death toll from COVID-19 on Long Island has dropped from a peak of about 100 to about 13 people lost on a daily basis.
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