Long Island and the Mid-Hudson region in NY could start reopening from their coronavirus-induced shutdowns as soon as next week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.
'We're glad to see the governor reverse course on his executive order from last night. The right to demonstration as well as workout complimentary speech is the structure of all our various other freedoms, as well as throughout a dilemma is specifically when we require to be most watchful regarding securing it, ' Legal Director as well as lead lawyer on the situation, Christopher Dunn, stated in a statement.
The mayor also said people on the beach will need to wear masks and that 150 parks workers will strictly enforce public distancing, along with "hundreds" of NYPD officers.More news: Spanish Prime Minister confirms LaLiga return date
'New Yorkers have met this crisis with solidarity and resilience, and placed huge trust in the government to exercise its authority and keep them safe. To maintain that trust, the government must take that responsibility seriously and treat all New Yorkers equally as we look to the months ahead'. "I said from day one, I can give the facts to New Yorkers, but then New Yorkers have to decide and agree that it makes sense given the facts". Those were issued in an order on Thursday.
However, Governor Cuomo announced Friday that two of those regions could reopen as soon as next week.
NY regions need to tick all seven boxes in order to enter phase one of the state's four-phase reopening plan.More news: Hydroxychloroquine linked to increased risk of death in COVID-19 patients
New York City satisfied that target, as well as others, weeks ago however it has to remain shut till June at the very least, according to the mayor, for progressively mysterious factors.
The city is just two percent off ICU target and three percent off its hospital bed capacity.
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