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Roosevelt Island Again a Pacesetter in the Battle Against COVID-19


It took some pushing and pulling, but Roosevelt Island returns to having one the City’s lowest COVID-19 infection rates. Department of Health statistics show 10044 as one of only two Zip Codes reporting less than 1% positive.

The Roosevelt Island Daily News

Many more are being tested, these days, yielding a broader picture of the impact of COVID-19 on Roosevelt Island. In the most recent week reported by DOH, 632 were tested.

But only 6 were positive.

Increased community awareness plays a role, and the diligence of residents in reporting Red Bus and Tram violations reduced daily risks.

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