Latimer says sacrifice is still needed: 'If you reopen too early, we will spread the virus'

Latimer describes the perils of opening up states too early, saying he supports Gov. Cuomo's regional approach.

News 12 Staff

Apr 23, 2020, 5:33 PM

Updated 1,491 days ago

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Latimer says sacrifice is still needed: 'If you reopen too early, we will spread the virus'
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Westchester County Executive George Latimer is providing a coronavirus update.
Briefing Notes:
  • There are 25,959 total confirmed cases in Westchester County.
  • There are 8,955 active cases in the county.
  • County Executive Latimer says there were 25 deaths yesterday. The total death toll is 863.
  • Latimer wishes Muslims a happy and healthy Ramadan, continues to urge social distancing through holiday.
  • Latimer urges residents to take part in 2020 census.
  • Latimer goes over property taxes late fees. 
  • Latimer says it's a combination of foolishness and criminal cynicism to tell the public that a miracle drug is right around the corner.  
  • "Science and medicine are objective things." Latimer describes the perils of opening up states too early, saying he supports Gov. Cuomo's regional approach.
  • On regional approach: "I think I'm doing the right thing. I think we are doing the right thing." 
 


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