People sit under an umbrella as a Town of Hempstead Public Safety Officer monitors beachgoers on the first day that New York beaches were opened ahead of the Memorial Day weekend following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Town Park at Point Lookout beach on Long Island, New York, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Beach season is back on Long Island, but this year masks are part of swimwear and social-distancing mandates endure amid continued coronavirus pandemic precautions.

A car drives through a checkpoint at the entrance to Town Park at Point Lookout as beaches were opened ahead of the Memorial Day weekend following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Long Island, New York, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
A man reads amongst a row of benches closed off to promote social distancing at Long Beach on the first day that New York beaches were opened ahead of the Memorial Day weekend following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Long Island, New York, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
A surfer catches a wave in front of a ship at Long Beach on the first day that New York beaches were opened ahead of the Memorial Day weekend following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Long Island, New York, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
Special Police Officers patrol the boardwalk at Long Beach on the first day that New York beaches were opened ahead of the Memorial Day weekend following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Long Island, New York, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
Social distance signage is posted on the first day that New York beaches were opened ahead of the Memorial Day weekend following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Town Park at Point Lookout beach on Long Island, New York, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
A person sits on an open bench amongst others fenced-off to promote social distancing on the boardwalk at Long Beach on the first day that New York beaches were opened ahead of the Memorial Day weekend following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Long Island, New York, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
A man carrying a surfboard walks toward the water with a child at Long Beach on the first day that New York beaches were opened ahead of the Memorial Day weekend following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Long Island, New York, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
Beach patrol drives by as people sit on Long Beach on the first day that New York beaches were opened ahead of the Memorial Day weekend following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Long Island, New York, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
A person stretches amongst a row of benches blocked off to promote social distancing on the Long Beach boardwalk on the first day that New York beaches were opened ahead of the Memorial Day weekend following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Long Island, New York, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
A woman sits on Long Beach on the first day that New York beaches were opened ahead of the Memorial Day weekend following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Long Island, New York, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
Town of Hempstead Public Safety Officers monitor beachgoers on the first day that New York beaches were opened ahead of the Memorial Day weekend following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Town Park at Point Lookout beach on Long Island, New York, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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