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And local this is WCBS newsradio eight eight a radio dot com station I have in front of me the updated forecast with calls now for a high temperature of seventy five today breezy warmer this afternoon fifty degrees right now in Manhattan clouds and fog in the first day of spring at ten oh three an air traffic controller JFK is moved to the back up plan after a technician assigned to the control tower tested positive yesterday the FAA the statement out this morning says the tech did not ensure the area where the technicians work and has not been to that site since September sixteenth but a cleaning company has been called in and controllers at JFK have moved to an alternative location on airport property as part of a long standing contingency plan we'll be hearing more on this W. CBS reporter Peter Haskell on the story nearly four thousand cases now confirmed around New York City Connecticut has nearly two hundred confirmations New Jersey seven hundred and two Jersey has opened its first corona virus testing site this morning in Paramus but there are rules to follow John Adams has been on the scene with some important information to know drive through corona virus testing here at Bergen community college is not for everyone this is for symptomatic individuals New Jersey residents assistant health commissioner Chris knew worth says if you don't have a fever cough or shortness of breath you will be turned away the National Guard and state police control access to the campus people drive through a white tent health workers in protective suits take swab samples Bergen county executive Jim Tabasco says more people will get sick more people will die so be smart if you don't have to go out don't go out if if you need to go and get food we understand that if you need to get medicine we understand that but if you don't need anything else than that you should be staying home in Paramus Sean Adams WCBS newsradio eighty a new driver testing site is opening in Stamford opened this morning at nine o'clock mayor David Martin says the site is jointly operated by the city's department of health and a local practitioner the city is also planning additional testing capacity next week the Stanford mall the restaurants the bars the gyms the movie theaters are closed until further notice and also as we've been telling you beauty parlors nail salons tattoo joints all those places barber shops are all shutting down tomorrow night from Connecticut to New York to New Jersey the MTA is sticking with its usual schedule as we learn about some more members of the army that run our commuter trains and subways and buses testing positive for the virus W. CBS reporter Marla diamond with increased testing for novel coronavirus and a spike in confirmed cases in New York City overnight for the chairman of the MTA says it's not unexpected that their agency with seat numbers go up among employees he wanted the tenacity of the workers who continue to help others get to work responded after nine eleven they responded after superstorm sandy in on a series of other acts of god thank you transfer fees over the years they are extraordinary work force and it's it's to their credit and the and the union leadership across the agencies that that continues to be the case in New Jersey three NJ transit employees have tested positive for the virus including one frontline worker according to an agency spokeswoman NJ transit announced yesterday that it's going to weekend schedules due to the drop off in riders in midtown Marla diamond WCBS newsradio eight eight W. CBS news time ten oh seven the latest on the forecast will look at the roads the traffic that is out there we'll tell you all about in just a moment here's the thing about new cherry vanilla coke though cherries named first all the flavors tastes just as great I mean it could have just as easily been vanilla cherry coke or it could have been coke cherry vanilla and since it's too amazing flavors of coke it might have been cold vanilla cherry coke or cherry vanilla coke coke unless you're in France which would make it a cocktail of vanilla Dutch anti Democrat New Jersey vanilla coke so good together and your cherry vanilla coke zero sugar same great taste zero sugar health threat anywhere is a health threat everywhere I'm doctor Phil the new corona virus outbreak called covert nineteen started in China and is spreading to many countries including the U. S. it's critical to get the facts about how to protect our friends and loved ones well CDC is working with states and communities to stop the spread of the virus health workers and emergency response efforts need our support the CDC foundation a nonprofit organization is focusing.

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