Hybrid Instruction Returns to East Ramapo, Rockland Records Another COVID Fatality

East Ramapo students in the “Clear Zones” began their return to in-person learning under the District’s Phase 2 Plan for hybrid instruction yesterday. East Ramapo was among the first to shut down in-school learning when the pandemic began last March.

New York’s governor says despite the controversy, the strategy of micro-clustering is working and the numbers in hot spots in Brooklyn, Orange and Rockland continue to fall, though with some fluctuations here and there, and not enough to change the red zones here in Rockland. Andrew Cuomo said in a press conference yesterday that without the micro-cluster strategy, those positivity rates would continue to steadily climb…

COVID-19 by the numbers now, here in Rockland, another fatality has been added to the death count, bringing the total since the pandemic began to 684, that’s four over the last six days. We’ve got 20 in the hospital confirmed with coronavirus, and a total of 915 active cases. The state says since the crisis began, we’ve had a total of 17,760 reported cases, 179 more than Monday.

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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