New York State Lockdown Leaves Long Island Public Parks Empty

A normally busy public park in the town of Oyster Bay, Long Island, was vacant on a weekday due to COVID-19.


As the New York State government implements “Stay at home” orders started as of 8 PM Sunday March 22nd 2020, most public places in Long Island, New York have come to a standstill.

Public has been making a sincere effort in following the state government’s guidelines and avoiding going out.

Town of Oyster Bay on the North Shore of Long Island, has made it evident that New Yorkers have been adhering to the state rules of staying home.

The recreational park that is normally crowded with kids, parents and joggers was found empty as reported on March 25th 2020.

Who’s Monitoring the Parks ?

Public safety officials have been patrolling the parks to ensure people are staying out of public areas. Officials have closed down the playgrounds and put a halt on all activities in the parks in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Recent Updates on COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in New York:

As of March 26th 2020 8:46 am (EST), New York State has reported a total number of coronavirus cases reaching 21873 and 281 deaths.

Statistics depict that most individuals between the age groups 18 and 44 make 44% of the total of 21873 cases.

Parents, schools and NY State government has been making relentless efforts in keeping the public safe by reducing public gatherings and Town of Oyster Bay in Long Island has made it evident that they are making all efforts to support the government’s initiative to FLATTEN THE CURVE.