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Thursday, April 09, 2020
Coironavirus Update Including UFT Members
UFT President Michael Mulgrew told the Executive Board that 26 UFT members have died due to the coronavirus and I expect more to follow before the pandemic is over. How many UFT members became sick because Mayor Bill de Blaio failed to close schools the week before he did and then forced teachers into potentially contaminated buildings the next week, is unknown?
While the Mayor and Governor are optimistic that the curve is flattening, it's still going up and the increasing death percentage is very disturbing. The latest numbers, as of Friday evening are as follows: