Santa Clause may not be going to Macy’s this year, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio is as of now playing the Grinch — advising individuals not to leave New York to visit loved ones for Thanksgiving or any of the colder time of year occasions to forestall a second influx of the Covid pandemic.
“I prefer not to state it however I need to encourage all New Yorkers — don’t go out of state for these special seasons,” de Blasio said Tuesday during his every day press instructions from City Hall.
“Understand that by doing that tragically you could be placing yourself and your family in harm’s way and the danger of bringing the infection back here,” de Blasio said.
He’s likewise requesting that the Trump organization force a COVID-19 testing order for all homegrown and global carrier travelers.
“This is the second for the government to make an order that any individual who jumps on a plane has had a negative Covid test inside the past 72 hours,” de Blasio said.
The city hall leader has no position to make the air travel rule himself, and he is just approaching New Yorkers to remain at home for these special seasons, not expecting them to do as such.
He pledged harder neighborhood authorization on the state’s isolate rule where explorers getting back to or visiting New York from 40 hotspot states and U.S. regions on a limited rundown must self-disconnect for 14 days. Up until now, only one individual’s been busted for breaking the request.
A portion of city’s every day Covid markers are on the ascent. Announced COVID-19 cases on a seven-day normal are near the edge of 550 and almost 2.5% of city inhabitants tried positive for the infection on Sunday, the latest information accessible. Be that as it may, hospitalizations, passings and the week-long normal for positive tests stay low.
“We have a genuine danger of a second wave here in New York City,” de Blasio said. “We’ve been battling it back, yet we can’t mess with it.”