Nassau officials report spike in COVID-19 cases since start of fall semester – News 12 Long Island

Curran says over the last 7 days, 111 Nassau homeowners who are trainees at universities outside the county have tested favorable for COVID-19.

” They just quarantined the kids for three days, they didnt check them upon launching them, they just launched them and now theres a significant outbreak,” Vicino states.

According to County Executive Laura Curran, of the 6,600 people checked on Friday, 107 returned favorable. One-third of those infections are college-age individuals.

Ken Vicino, the father of a SUNY Oneonta trainee who was sent house to Hicksville after the college closed its campus, says his daughter simply tested favorable for COVID-19.

Nassau authorities reported a spike in COVID-19 cases since the start of the fall term.

SUNY Oneonta unexpectedly closed down earlier today due to a COVID-19 break out on campus, where nearly 500 trainees evaluated favorable for the virus.

Trainees have since been sent out house for the rest of the fall semester