City imposes new restriction on nonpublic schools following COVID-19 uptick

Most of the city is near or below a 1% rate of positive tests results. Other neighborhoods are moving in the wrong direction.

News 12 Staff

Sep 26, 2020, 6:36 PM

Updated 1,333 days ago

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The city’s Health Department is taking action in response to an uptick in COVID-19 cases in many Brooklyn neighborhoods, including in nonpublic schools. City imposes new restriction on nonpublic schools following COVID-19 uptick
Most of the city is near or below a 1% rate of positive tests results. Other neighborhoods are moving in the wrong direction.
Gravesend/Homecrest – 6.42%
Midwood – 5.05%
Borough Park – 3.9%
Bensonhurst/Mapleton – 3.45%
Gerritsen Beach/Sheepshead Bay – 3.34%
Flatlands – 3.1%
The risk reduction orders issued by the city include social distancing and facemasks in nonpublic school building at all times. Schools must also coordinate with the Health Department and the test and trace corps to both identify and prevent the spread of COVID-19.


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