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Coronavirus on Long Island: See updates from March 26

A state worker reminds people to keep their

A state worker reminds people to keep their windows up as they check in for the coronavirus testing at the drive-thru test site at Stony Brook University on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Credit: Newsday/John Paraskevas

Newsday is providing all readers with access to this breaking news blog on important developments about the coronavirus and our community.

What happened Thursday:

  • There are 3,914 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nassau County, while Suffolk reported a total 2,735.
  • Four new deaths were reported on Long Island, including two women in Nassau, ages 59 and 66, and two men in Suffolk in their late 80s. 
  • New York State now has more than 30,000 confirmed cases with 385 deaths.
  • The Senate unanimously passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems.

Thursday evening updates

President Donald Trump's Coronavirus Task Force gives their daily press briefing:

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gives briefing on the city's response to the coronavirus. 

Thursday afternoon updates

Watch Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone's press briefing:

 

Watch Nassau County Executive Laura Curran's press briefing:

Watch Gov. Andrew Cuomo's press briefing:

 

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