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Cuomo Suggests George Floyd Protests May Undermine Efforts To Beat Back Coronavirus; ‘Don’t Snatch Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory’

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The governor said protests, outrage and frustration are all appropriate but demonstrations need to be smart.
“Just don’t snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. We’re talking about reopening in one week in New York City,” the governor said. “And now we’re seeing these mass gatherings over the past several nights that could in fact exacerbate the COVID-19 spread. We spent all this time closed down, locked down, masks, socially distanced. And then you turn on the TV and you see these mass gatherings that could potentially be infecting hundreds and hundreds of people after everything that we have done. We have to take a minute and ask ourselves what are we doing here? What are we trying to accomplish?”
The governor said that he shares the outrage and stands with the protesters demonstrating over George Floyd’s death.

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