NYC Health Dept. reports that Queens has one-third of all of the city’s COVID-19 cases
The New York City Health Department’s regular reports show that Queens is currently in the lead with the most coronavirus cases out of the five boroughs, actually totaling one-third of the entire city’s case amount.
As of 9:30 a.m. yesterday, New York City had 44,915 confirmed cases and 1,139 deaths from the virus. Out of those numbers, 14,966 cases and deaths came from Queens.
Brooklyn has the next most amount of coronavirus cases, with 12,076 cases and 264 fatalities. The Bronx has the third-highest case rate but actually the second-highest amount of deaths, with 8,398 and 289 respectively.
The remaining two states have significantly less cases. Manhattan has 6,960 cases and 132 deaths, and Staten Island has 2,480 cases and 67 deaths.
Additionally, the Health Department’s report explained that there have been 8,549 hospitalizations over coronavirus.
Read more about this in this article: Queens Courier
Queens Historical Society offers online historical workshops
Even though the coronavirus has forced every non-essential business or organization to close for social distancing and self-quarantining, the Queens Historical Society is still conducting online services.
The society is offering remote workshops for which it began selling tickets online on March 30. Tickets are $20 for an individual or $125 for groups of up to 50 people.
People who get tickets will be able to watch and participate in workshops conducted by QHS Education and Outreach Coordinator Jeran Halfpap.
Some of the workshops that the society is currently offering include “Census 2020: Backwards and Beyond” about how local demographics have been shown to change from census data, “Colonial Toys and Games” on how to use household items to do activities from the 1800’s.
There are also other workshops about the Underground Railroad and Ative American archeology.
Read more about this in this article: The Queens Daily Eagle