New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has tested positive for COVID-19. He says he’s got only mild symptoms and is looking forward to a full recovery. He got the first dose vaccine on March 6th and had not yet received his second shot. He plans to work from Albany while the budget deadline approaches April 1st.
COVID-19 by the numbers now, here in Rockland, we lost one more to COVID, the total is 912. We’ve got 54 hospitalized confirmed with coronavirus, and 1,896 active cases. Our total case count is 42,250, that’s 173 more than Tuesday.