Governor Cuomo: Western New York close to reopening

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(WIVB)- Western New York is now meeting six out of the seven metrics to begin the first phase of reopening Governor Cuomo announced Sunday.

Cuomo stressed that more contact tracers are needed and the state will work with regional heads to get more personnel. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz says the names of 291 employees have been provided to New York State to be trained as contact tracers.

Lt.Governor Kathy Hochul also tweeted about the improvement.

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