By COLlive reporter
With the number of people in New York state who have tested positive for the coronavirus rising, shul goers are being warned to be extra cautious with their hygiene.
A sign hung at the main shul of 770 Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights reminded those coming to daven, “Corona Virus has come to NYC Yidden.”
The sign noted that the SAR school and Cong. Young Israel in New Rochelle, NY is in quarantine because of the virus.
“Don’t let 770 be next,” the sign implored. “Every time you enter 770, wash hands with soap.”
The number of those with Coronavirus in New York has increased to 105 as of Sunday, up from 89 the day before, Governor Andrew Cuomo told a news briefing on Sunday.
Cuomo said the tally included 82 cases in Westchester County, a suburb of New York City, Reuters reported.
This past Shabbos, Jews in shuls in Crown Heights and elsewhere were noticeably careful in their interactions with each other. Some refrained from shaking hands or hugging.