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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered on Tuesday a one-mile “containment zone” around a modern Orthodox synagogue in a New York suburb that has seen by far the most documented coronavirus cases in the state.
For the next two weeks, all schools in the zone in New Rochelle, N.Y., as well as facilities that host large gatherings like community centers and houses of worship, will be closed until March 25, Cuomo said. Some 108 out of the 173 known COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed in New Rochelle.
The center of the one-mile radius is the Young Israel of New Rochelle synagogue, where the virus was believed to be first spread in the area last month. Since synagogue members usually live within walking distance of their house of worship, many of them will be caught within the zone.
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“New Rochelle, at this point, is probably the largest cluster of these cases in the United States,” Cuomo said at a news conference.
There will be no travel restrictions on entering or leaving the zone, and small businesses such as grocery stores will remain open, Cuomo said. He added that the New York National Guard will be deployed to the city to clean schools and deliver food to quarantined families, and that coronavirus testing kits would soon be made available locally.