• Newsday: COVID-19 recession hit Nassau harder than Suffolk, data show

    COVID-19 recession hit Nassau harder than Suffolk, data show

    A sign on a closed restaurant on Main

    A sign on a closed restaurant on Main Street in Port Washington in April 2020. Last year's COVID-19 shutdowns hit Nassau's economy harder than Suffolk's, data shows. Credit: Danielle Silverman

    By James T. Madore james.madore@newsday.com  @JamesTMadore

    Last year’s coronavirus-induced recession hit Nassau harder than Suffolk, though the economies of both counties contracted from their 2019 levels, according to data released Wednesday.

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