COVID NYC Update: New York Reports No COVID Deaths, But New Concerns About Infection Rates

0
116


NEW YORK CITY (WABC) – New York marks its first 24-hour period without COVID-19 death for the first time since the start of the pandemic, but officials concerned about rising infection rates Among youth. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city is particularly concerned about an increase in coronavirus infections among 20-29 year olds.”We will redouble our efforts to reach young adults – digital media, influencer messages, an evening of city-wide action in outdoor locations, mobile test vans, mask gifts.” We will do everything to reach young adults to remind them that they are not waterproof, ”said the mayor.

He also introduced new guidelines urging New York residents to wear face covers in an interior setting that is not their home.

How to Prevent “Mask-Ne” aka Mask Acne

The city also announced 10 new test sites in the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn.

All centers accept appointments and all tests are free. Eight are already open and the other two will soon be online.

The mayor of Blasio said there was enormous pressure on the testing laboratories.

“We are now seeing delays in test results in New York and across the country. The federal government needs to step up its efforts now, “he said, adding that the city is asking President Trump for the Defense Production Act to expand the capacity of laboratories in America.

WATCH THE TESTIMONY ON A PANDEMIC (Episode 4)

MORE COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE

Abc7NY phase tracking:

COVID-19 Help, Information. Stimulus and commercial updates
UPDATES
New York City

New Jersey
Long Island
Westchester et Hudson Valley
Connecticut
REOPENING INFORMATION

What is open, what is closed

New York State reopens
New Jersey reopens
Connecticut reopens

Total number of COVID-19 cases in New York and Long Island based on patient address

Copyright © 2020 WABC-TV. All rights reserved.



LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here