Residents are describing anxiety and weariness in a New York community that is home to one of nation’s biggest clusters of coronavirus casesBy CHRIS EHRMANN Associated PressMarch 11, 2020, 9:31 PM4 min readNEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — At the center of one of the nation’s biggest clusters of coronavirus cases, restaurant owner Joshua Berkowitz has adopted what he calls a “drop and dash” method of delivering food to customers — including many in quarantine. “I’m afraid for their safety, and they’re afraid for my safety,” he said Wednesday. “I don’t want to have contact with them.” Many shops and restaurants were open but empty inside a “containment area” in New Rochelle, a New York City suburb, where residents described a deep sense of anxiety. The town is at the center of an outbreak of over 120 cases in Westchester County, out of over 200 statewide. State officials on Tuesday called for closing schools, houses of worship and any other spaces were large numbers of people gather within a 1-mile radius (1.6 kilometers) of a point near a synagogue where an infected person had attended events. State officials have stressed it is not a lockdown, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that


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