Peekskill declares state of emergency amid pandemic

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Peekskill has declared a state of emergency effective immediately due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The city manager's order includes closings of facilities like playgrounds and parks to promote social distancing and slow the spreads.

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The city's open space and trails will remain open.

Officials say there are eight confirmed cases in Peekskill. Those residents are under mandatory isolation.

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