(East Farmingdale, NY)- On Monday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, issued guidance on how counties can keep schools open, when they surpass a 9% positivity rate. Cuomo said that if the schools in a county above 9% can show through testing that they are below the community average, they can remain open. The seven day positivity rate in Suffolk County is at 10.4%. The seven day COVID average in Nassau County is 8.3%.
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