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MSNBC 27 Apr 2020

New York Gov. Cuomo Says Some Parts Of State Can Reopen On May 15

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he will extend the ‘PAUSE' regulations in many parts of the state, but some less-affected regions can reopen on May 15. Cuomo then outlines ten points to be considered during these reopening efforts. Aired on 4/27/2020.


New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state aims to double its coronavirus testing from 20,000 to 40,000. Cuomo said the state also wants to move to contact tracing for those who test positive. Watch his remarks.
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New York Gov. Cuomo provides coronavirus update. More than 3.8 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, bringing the total number of claims to roughly 30 million in six weeks. The new Labor Department data comes amid a tense debate about when to reopen certain parts of the economy.

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THOSE ARE WORDS TO LIVE BY. I DON’T KNOW WHO SAID IT BUT IT
I DON’T KNOW WHO SAID IT BUT IT IS A TRUE AXIOM.
IS A TRUE AXIOM. SO WE WANT TO UNPAUSE MAY 15th
SO WE WANT TO UNPAUSE MAY 15th IS WHEN THE PAUSE REGULATIONS
IS WHEN THE PAUSE REGULATIONS EXPIRE STATEWIDE.
EXPIRE STATEWIDE. I WILL EXTEND THEM IN MANY PARTS
I WILL EXTEND THEM IN MANY PARTS OF THE STATE.
OF THE STATE. BUT IN SOME PARTS OF THE STATE,
BUT IN SOME PARTS OF THE STATE, SOME REGIONS YOU COULD MAKE THE
SOME REGIONS YOU COULD MAKE THE CASE THAT WE SHOULD UNPAUSE ON
CASE THAT WE SHOULD UNPAUSE ON MAY 15th.
MAY 15th. BUT YOU HAVE TO BE SMART ABOUT
BUT YOU HAVE TO BE SMART ABOUT IT.
IT. WE ALL HAVE TO BE SMART ABOUT
WE ALL HAVE TO BE SMART ABOUT IT.
IT. AS WE SAID THERE IS NO LIGHT
AS WE SAID THERE IS NO LIGHT SWITCH.
SWITCH. WHERE YOU FLICK A SWITCH AND
WHERE YOU FLICK A SWITCH AND EVERYBODY GOES BACK TO DOING
EVERYBODY GOES BACK TO DOING WHAT THEY’RE DOING.
WHAT THEY’RE DOING. WE HAVE TO TAKE THESE
WE HAVE TO TAKE THESE CIRCUMSTANCES INTO
CIRCUMSTANCES INTO CONSIDERATION.
CONSIDERATION. WE HAVE TO LEARN THE LESSONS.
WE HAVE TO LEARN THE LESSONS. WE HAVE TO MOVE FORWARD AND WE
WE HAVE TO MOVE FORWARD AND WE HAVE TO BE SMART BECAUSE IF YOU
HAVE TO BE SMART BECAUSE IF YOU ARE NOT SMART, YOU WILL SEE THAT
ARE NOT SMART, YOU WILL SEE THAT INFECTION RATE GO RIGHT BACK TO
INFECTION RATE GO RIGHT BACK TO WHERE IT WAS.
WHERE IT WAS. WE’LL BE RIGHT BACK TO WHERE WE
WE’LL BE RIGHT BACK TO WHERE WE WERE 58 DAYS AGO.
WERE 58 DAYS AGO. AND NOBODY WANTS TO DO THAT.
AND NOBODY WANTS TO DO THAT. SO, WHAT I WANT TO SAY TO MY
SO, WHAT I WANT TO SAY TO MY REGIONAL COLLEAGUES IS BE SMART.
REGIONAL COLLEAGUES IS BE SMART. WELL, WE WANT TO REOPEN.
WELL, WE WANT TO REOPEN. WELL, HAVE YOU THOUGHT THROUGH
WELL, HAVE YOU THOUGHT THROUGH REOPENING?
REOPENING? AND WE HAVE A COUPLE OF WEEKS
AND WE HAVE A COUPLE OF WEEKS BUT START THINKING THROUGH WHAT
BUT START THINKING THROUGH WHAT IT MEANS TO REOPEN.
IT MEANS TO REOPEN. FIRST QUESTION IS, DO WE NEED
FIRST QUESTION IS, DO WE NEED THE CDC GUIDELINES THAT SAY YOU
THE CDC GUIDELINES THAT SAY YOU REOPEN WHEN YOU’VE SEEN A
REOPEN WHEN YOU’VE SEEN A DECLINE IN NUMBERS FOR 14 DAYS?
DECLINE IN NUMBERS FOR 14 DAYS? SECOND, WE TALKED ABOUT ON THE
SECOND, WE TALKED ABOUT ON THE REOPENING BRINGING BACK
REOPENING BRINGING BACK CONSTRUCTION AND MANUFACTURING
CONSTRUCTION AND MANUFACTURING AS THE FIRST TWO INDUSTRIES.
AS THE FIRST TWO INDUSTRIES. BUT, HOW DO YOU BRING THEM BACK?
BUT, HOW DO YOU BRING THEM BACK? AND WHAT PRECAUTIONS ARE GOING
AND WHAT PRECAUTIONS ARE GOING TO BE IN PLACE?
TO BE IN PLACE? WHAT PRECAUTIONS DO YOU WANT
WHAT PRECAUTIONS DO YOU WANT THOSE BUSINESSES TO INSTITUTE
THOSE BUSINESSES TO INSTITUTE WHEN THEY START?
WHEN THEY START? AND PART OF THIS IS ON BUSINESS.
AND PART OF THIS IS ON BUSINESS. YOU KNOW YOUR BUSINESS.
YOU KNOW YOUR BUSINESS. I DON’T KNOW YOUR BUSINESS.
I DON’T KNOW YOUR BUSINESS. I DON’T KNOW HOW YOU DO
I DON’T KNOW HOW YOU DO BUSINESS.
BUSINESS. HOW DO YOU INCORPORATE INTO HOW
HOW DO YOU INCORPORATE INTO HOW YOU DO YOUR BUSINESS AND WHERE
YOU DO YOUR BUSINESS AND WHERE YOU DO YOUR BUSINESS THIS
YOU DO YOUR BUSINESS THIS PRECAUTIONS THAT WE WANT TO TAKE
PRECAUTIONS THAT WE WANT TO TAKE GOING FORWARD?
GOING FORWARD? HOW DO YOU DO SOCIAL DISTANCING?
HOW DO YOU DO SOCIAL DISTANCING? HOW DO YOU DO MONITORING?
HOW DO YOU DO MONITORING? ARE YOU GOING TO TAKE THE
ARE YOU GOING TO TAKE THE TEMPERATURE OF PEOPLE WHO WALK
TEMPERATURE OF PEOPLE WHO WALK IN THE DOOR?
IN THE DOOR? ET CETERA.
ET CETERA. AND THAT’S FOR GOVERNMENT BUT
AND THAT’S FOR GOVERNMENT BUT IT’S ALSO A QUESTION FOR
IT’S ALSO A QUESTION FOR GOVERNMENT -- FOR BUSINESS.
GOVERNMENT -- FOR BUSINESS. HEALTH CARE CAPACITY.
HEALTH CARE CAPACITY. YOU WANT TO REOPEN A REGION,
YOU WANT TO REOPEN A REGION, WHAT IS THE HEALTH CARE CAPACITY
WHAT IS THE HEALTH CARE CAPACITY IN THAT REGION?
IN THAT REGION? HOW MANY BEDS WILL YOU HAVE
HOW MANY BEDS WILL YOU HAVE AVAILABLE IF THAT NUMBER GOES
AVAILABLE IF THAT NUMBER GOES UP?
UP? HOW MANY ICU BEDS WILL YOU HAVE
HOW MANY ICU BEDS WILL YOU HAVE AVAILABLE?
AVAILABLE? AND ARE YOU CONTEMPLATING WHAT’S
AND ARE YOU CONTEMPLATING WHAT’S GOING TO HAPPEN WHEN THE FLU
GOING TO HAPPEN WHEN THE FLU SEASON KICKS IN, IN SEPTEMBER,
SEASON KICKS IN, IN SEPTEMBER, WHERE WE COULD POTENTIALLY NOW
WHERE WE COULD POTENTIALLY NOW BE DEALING WITH COVID CASES ON
BE DEALING WITH COVID CASES ON TOP OF FLU CASES.
TOP OF FLU CASES. YOU HAVE TO TEST FOR BOTH.
YOU HAVE TO TEST FOR BOTH. AND POSSIBLY HAVE HOSPITAL
AND POSSIBLY HAVE HOSPITAL CAPACITY FOR BOTH.
CAPACITY FOR BOTH. DO WE HAVE TESTING IN PLACE?
DO WE HAVE TESTING IN PLACE? AND IS TESTING READY TO GO
AND IS TESTING READY TO GO BECAUSE TESTING IS ONE OF THE
BECAUSE TESTING IS ONE OF THE MAIN MONITORS, RIGHT?
MAIN MONITORS, RIGHT? DO WE HAVE A TRACING SYSTEM IN
DO WE HAVE A TRACING SYSTEM IN PLACE?
PLACE? WE ALL TALK ABOUT TESTING
WE ALL TALK ABOUT TESTING TRACING ISOLATING, THAT HAS TO
TRACING ISOLATING, THAT HAS TO BE IN PLACE.
BE IN PLACE. TEST PEOPLE, YOU THEN TRACE THE
TEST PEOPLE, YOU THEN TRACE THE CONTACTS, FIND THE POSITIVE
CONTACTS, FIND THE POSITIVE PEOPLE, AND YOU ISOLATE THEM BUT
PEOPLE, AND YOU ISOLATE THEM BUT YOU NEED A TRACING SYSTEM.
YOU NEED A TRACING SYSTEM. AND THIS IS SOMETHING WE’VE
AND THIS IS SOMETHING WE’VE NEVER DONE BEFORE, RIGHT?
NEVER DONE BEFORE, RIGHT? SO THAT SYSTEM HAS TO BE IN
SO THAT SYSTEM HAS TO BE IN PLACE.
PLACE. WHEN WE ISOLATE PEOPLE WHERE DO
WHEN WE ISOLATE PEOPLE WHERE DO THEY GO?
THEY GO? ISOLATION, ONCE YOU FIND THE
ISOLATION, ONCE YOU FIND THE PERSON WHO’S POSITIVE, BASICALLY
PERSON WHO’S POSITIVE, BASICALLY YOU CAN SAY TO THE PERSON, LOOK,
YOU CAN SAY TO THE PERSON, LOOK, YOU CAN GO HOME.
YOU CAN GO HOME. BUT THEN YOU RUN THE RISK OF
BUT THEN YOU RUN THE RISK OF INFECTING THOSE PEOPLE IN YOUR
INFECTING THOSE PEOPLE IN YOUR HOUSE.
HOUSE. OR WE COULD PUT YOU IN AN
OR WE COULD PUT YOU IN AN ISOLATION FACILITY.
ISOLATION FACILITY. WE HAVE A HOTEL.
WE HAVE A HOTEL. ET CETERA.
ET CETERA. THAT WE CAN PUT YOU IN FOR TWO
THAT WE CAN PUT YOU IN FOR TWO WEEKS.
WEEKS. BUT YOU HAVE TO LOCATE THOSE
BUT YOU HAVE TO LOCATE THOSE FACILITIES FIRST.
FACILITIES FIRST. WE HAVE TO COORDINATE AS A
WE HAVE TO COORDINATE AS A REGION.
REGION. THERE’S NO ONE COUNTY AND
THERE’S NO ONE COUNTY AND REGION, IT’S A REGION.
REGION, IT’S A REGION. AND THESE ARE THE REGIONAL
AND THESE ARE THE REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REGIONS
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REGIONS THAT HAVE WORKED TOGETHER.
THAT HAVE WORKED TOGETHER. BUT WE HAVE TO COORDINATE THAT
BUT WE HAVE TO COORDINATE THAT REGION.
REGION. SO EVERYBODY IN THAT REGION HAS
SO EVERYBODY IN THAT REGION HAS TO HAVE THE SAME POLICY WHEN IT
TO HAVE THE SAME POLICY WHEN IT COMES TO SCHOOLS AND WHEN IT
COMES TO SCHOOLS AND WHEN IT COMES TO TRANSPORTATION, WHEN IT
COMES TO TRANSPORTATION, WHEN IT COMES TO TESTING, WHEN IT COMES
COMES TO TESTING, WHEN IT COMES TO TRACING AND THAT REGION’S
TO TRACING AND THAT REGION’S PLAN HAS TO FIT IN TO OUR
PLAN HAS TO FIT IN TO OUR OVERALL MULTISTATE PLAN.
OVERALL MULTISTATE PLAN. NO ATTRACTIVE NUISANCES.
NO ATTRACTIVE NUISANCES. ATTRACTIVE NUISANCE IS A LEGAL
ATTRACTIVE NUISANCE IS A LEGAL CONCEPT WHERE YOU HAVE A
CONCEPT WHERE YOU HAVE A POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SITUATION
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SITUATION THAT ACTUALLY ATTRACTS PEOPLE,
THAT ACTUALLY ATTRACTS PEOPLE, NORMALLY CHILDREN, TO IT.
NORMALLY CHILDREN, TO IT. WE CAN’T OPEN AN ATTRACTION THAT
WE CAN’T OPEN AN ATTRACTION THAT MIGHT BRING MANY PEOPLE FROM
MIGHT BRING MANY PEOPLE FROM OUTSIDE THE REGION, AND THEN
OUTSIDE THE REGION, AND THEN OVERWHELM PEOPLE IN THAT REGION.
OVERWHELM PEOPLE IN THAT REGION. YOU HAVE A LOT OF PENT UP
YOU HAVE A LOT OF PENT UP DEMAND.
DEMAND. AND WE HAVE SEEN THIS BEFORE
AND WE HAVE SEEN THIS BEFORE WHERE WHEN WE’RE NOT COORDINATED
WHERE WHEN WE’RE NOT COORDINATED WE HAVE NEW YORK PEOPLE GOING TO
WE HAVE NEW YORK PEOPLE GOING TO CONNECTICUT BECAUSE CONNECTICUT
CONNECTICUT BECAUSE CONNECTICUT HAS PARKS OR WATERSIDE ACCESS
HAS PARKS OR WATERSIDE ACCESS THAT’S OPEN.
THAT’S OPEN. WE DON’T WANT TO CREATE A
WE DON’T WANT TO CREATE A SITUATION WHERE PEOPLE FLOOD AN
SITUATION WHERE PEOPLE FLOOD AN AREA BECAUSE THEY’RE LOOKING FOR
AREA BECAUSE THEY’RE LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO AND THEN WE NEED
SOMETHING TO DO AND THEN WE NEED A REGIONAL CONTROL ROOM.
A REGIONAL CONTROL ROOM. I CALL IT.
I CALL IT. WE HAVE TO BE MONITORING WHAT
WE HAVE TO BE MONITORING WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE START TO REOPEN.
HAPPENS WHEN WE START TO REOPEN. AND THAT ENTIRE REGION HAS TO

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