ALBANY — The state Well being Office is investigating a “potential” coronavirus exposure connected with a Catholic Church in Upstate New York.
Catholics who attended mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ticonderoga in upstate’s Essex County on Sunday, June 21 at 9 A.M may have been uncovered, Gov. Andrew Cuomo reported Tuesday.
“An original investigation uncovered that an individual who was current at the support tested positive for COVID-19 pursuing exposure to an personal who contracted the virus in Florida,” the 3rd-phrase Democrat stated in a assertion.
“The specific from Essex County is adhering to suitable self-isolation actions, and there have been no more acknowledged exposures associated to this religious assistance.”
The DOH established aside testing Tuesday afternoon for the people who have been in attendance at the Ticonderoga Elementary/Center Faculty.
“State DOH and the Essex County Well being Division are doing the job with officers from St. Mary’s to recognize all individuals who attended the assistance and any subsequent gatherings in which they may well have been exposed,” Cuomo added.
The condition did not provide information pertaining to how numerous men and women ended up likely exposed but in accordance to the Empire State’s reopening advice, spiritual gatherings are minimal to 33 p.c standard potential when a area has entered Section 3 and past.
The North Place is currently in Phase 4 of New York’s economic reopening, and would have been in Phase 3 at the time of exposure.
The state’s contact tracing program will also be achieving out to people exposed.