The island’s two counties, Nassau and Suffolk, have about 3 million residents combined and now more than 29,000 COVID-19 cases, according to the governor.
Jose Vicente Ortiz was last heard from on March 24, 2020, when he posted to social media. He last emailed family members in California in mid-March. Jose had been living in Queens for eight years and was last known to be living on 53rd Street in Woodside, Queens. The New York Police Department is investigating.
New York state remains at the center of the coronavirus outbreak with more than one-third of all cases in the United States. "Now is not the time to be lax," Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned.
Spell has already been hit with six misdemeanors for services he has held since Gov. John Bel Edwards announced an order against large gatherings.
In a video that surfaced online over the weekend, the "Fantastic Beasts" star appears to grab a woman by the throat and throw her to the ground.