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Cuomo Says Police to Enforce Social Distancing; Deaths Rise

  • Governor says New York won’t open prematurely; Risks too high
  • New virus deaths rise to 299 after nearly a week of decline
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he’s ordered police to enforce social distancing even as the state’s severe Covid-19 outbreak recedes. He spoke on a day when new reported virus deaths rose slightly to 299.