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Wantagh, Seaford coronavirus updates: three new cases as of May 15

Reopening still a ways off as county falls short on benchmarks

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Updates for Covid-19 cases in Seaford, Wantagh and Levitown, as of May 15,  showed a total of 3 new cases, all in Wantagh and North Wantagh.

Nassau County logged 169 new confirmed cases, with seven fatalities for the past two days.

The number of Covid-19 patients requiring hospitalization in the county dipped  to 647 from 650. And testing was up, with more than 2,000 residents tested per day. The county has recorded a total of 129,647 tests, or more than 9.5 percent.

The county continues to fall short in a least three of the seven benchmarks it must achieve before the state will allow nonessential businesses and activities to resume: contact tracers;  a decline in hospital deaths; and a decline in new hospital admissions. Figures for total hospital and ICU beds were unavailable.

Number of cases

Seaford

223

Wantagh, incl. N. Wantagh

446

Levittown

965

Nassau County cases

39,033

Nassau County fatalities

Source: Nassau County