Brooklyn Coronavirus Update and Open Thread: Antibody Test (4/8/20)

Fort Greene. Photo by Cate Corcoran

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    We’re in the fourth week of sheltering in place and the 13th day of home schooling for New York City schools.

    The New York State Department of Health has developed a serum antibody test to detect who is immune to the virus, the Brooklyn Eagle reported. The test will be key to returning to work in New York City, Cuomo said. Brooklyn has 19,499 confirmed cases of COVID-19 so far, just behind Queens. Overall there are 72,324 confirmed cases in New York City and 3,202 official COVID-19 deaths, as of Tuesday morning.

    What are you doing, what are your concerns and thoughts, and what are you reading and seeing regarding the Coronavirus crisis here in Brooklyn and beyond? Please feel free to comment in a respectful manner (please, no personal attacks, nothing libelous). If you are not already logged in, go up to the top right hand side of the page and log in to be able to comment.

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