Faculty, students and staff will all be tested.READ MORE: 2nd Former Aide Accuses Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Sexual Harassment, Governor Requests Independent Review
Following initial testing, at least 25% of each school’s population will be tested weekly until they are no longer red or orange zones.
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The positivity rate must be 2% or lower for New York City schools to be open and 3% outside the city.
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