Orange County clusters: Exposure alerts issued for Marlboro schools, Jay’s Deli

The Marlboro Central School District in Orange County says nearly a dozen staff members are in self-isolation after employees and students were exposed to COVID-19.

News 12 Staff

Oct 2, 2020, 10:37 PM

Updated 1,349 days ago


Middletown, Newburgh and Palm Tree are the top three areas for coronavirus cases in Orange County.
The Orthodox town of Palm Tree is reporting half of all new cases, going from a 3% positivity rate to 16% overnight.
Four school districts are reporting positive coronavirus cases and a fifth in Marlboro, which serves parts of Orange County, has nearly a dozen staff members in self-isolation after encountering three students and staff who were exposed.
Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus says this may be the dreaded “second wave.”
"I do believe we're much more prepared then we were in March for this. But I am very disappointed because for me, this is self-induced," says Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus.
The cases come after Orange County issued a separate exposure alert to customers at Jay’s Deli in Highland Mills where five employees there tested positive for the virus.
MORE: GoFundMe - Supporting Jay's Deli
Gov. Cuomo issued executive orders Friday, allowing fines up to $10,000 a day for those not complying with state law – including limiting capacity, requiring masks and social distancing.

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