Cuomo promotes COVID-19 caution heading into Labor Day weekend

Cuomo promotes COVID-19 caution heading into Labor Day weekend
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo updates the state of New York on COVID-19 quarantine decisions and takes questions from the press on July 23, 2020. (Source: Credit: mpi43/MediaPunch/IPX via AP)

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - For nearly a month, New York State has seen a COVID-19 infection rate below 1%.

The Governor’s Office released the newest information on New York’s numbers Sunday.

According to their report, New York has gone 29 days straight with a low infection rate. Saturday, it was .8%.

And while those numbers look to be good news, Cuomo says the state can not go backwards.

In a statement, the governor said “as we celebrate this Labor Day weekend, we must all continue to wear our masks, socially distance, wash our hands, and stay New York tough.”

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