Cuomo warns of Kawasaki disease symptoms in kids


NY has seen three more children die from a syndrome possibly linked to coronavirus.

Cuomo had on Friday disclosed the death of a 5-year old linked to the coronavirus and a syndrome that shares symptoms with toxic shock and Kawasaki disease, which was the first known fatality tied to the rare illness in ny.

Almost 40 New York City children have been sickened with an inflammatory disease related to COVID-19, the city's mayor says. That your child may actually be affected by this virus. "But it's something that we have to consider seriously now". On Twitter, he said the state's Department of Health is investigating and will provide updates soon.

Cuomo says two more child deaths are now under investigation possibly related to the same situation.

Dr Dial Hewlett of the Westchester County Department of Health told reporters that in cases where the children are being reported to have the syndrome, someone in the household had previously tested positive for the coronavirus.

The difference in symptoms could be attributed to paediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome being a second phase of the coronavirus illness, paediatrician Dr Glenn Budnick said on CNN Newsroom Saturday. The inflammatory syndrome has features which overlap with Kawasaki disease and toxic shock syndrome and may occur days to weeks after acute Covid-19 illness.

While no link has been formally established to the new coronavirus, scientists believe it could be connected.

De Blasio, during a press conference on Monday, was asked when New York City - which has the largest number of COVID-19 cases of any city in the country - would re-open.

According on 10 may, worldwide more than 4 million are infected with coronavirus, of which 279,3 thousand died, 1.4 million recovered.

If the nursing home can't meet those standards, those people can go to COVID-19-only spots throughout the state, including at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Cuomo said.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo extended the order until June 6, only if regions haven't met the metrics to reopen. Symptoms start off similar to strep throat: fever, skin rashes, abdominal pain, and a strawberry red tongue.

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Cuomo issued the stern statement during his Sunday briefing as the number of deaths in the state's nursing homes continues to mount. That's also level with numbers of new hospitalizations in late March, he said.

Critics have faulted NY for taking weeks to release the number of deaths in individual homes, for still not releasing the number of cases and for not conducting or requiring widespread testing in the facilities.

The revelation comes after Mr Cuomo yesterday extended New York's moratorium on outbreak-related housing evictions for two more months.

"It's still very much a situation that is developing, but it is a serious situation", he said. It is now extended until August 20.

A man wearing a mask bikes along the waterfront in Jersey City, New Jersey, with the Manhattan skyline behind him amid the new coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. "I mean, you could say that in some ways, you know, COVID and the flu... they're not the same disease, but there's some overlap".

A lot of them tested positive for coronavirus or had positive antibody tests.

Manhattan skyline at night and Statue of Liberty.

New York's first tentative steps toward reopening follow other states that have already relaxed restrictions.

The city has been partnering with NYC Health + Hospitals (NYCHHC) and diagnostics company BioReference Laboratories for antibody testing launched in early May .

The mayor said all children with associated symptoms would now be tested for COVID-19 as well as antibodies.

"That is amazingly good news", he said.