Hundreds of Brooklyn Schools Ordered to Close Tomorrow In COVID19 Hot Spots

Earlier today Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that public and private schools in COVID-19 hotspot clusters – those exceeding 3% infection rate – will not reopen tomorrow for in-person instruction.

He blamed the decision on lack of enforcement of current rules to contain COVID-19 in the city, by the city, and said Mayor Bill de Blasio should have brought the plan to contain the spread within these clusters the state before going public with it on Sunday to avoid additional confusion for local parents and businesses.

 

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As it stands, all public and private schools in the following 9 zip codes will not reopen tomorrow: 11691, 11219, 11223, 11230, 11204, 11210, 11229, 11415, 11367.  The great majority of these zip codes are in Brooklyn.

While no exact numbers were mentioned by officials as to how many schools are to close, we


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