NYC begins reopening after lockdown, but new concerns loom
New York City was once the epicenter of thein the U.S. This morning, after nearly three months of being shut down, the city is beginning phase one of its reopening.
As states reopen across the country, 17 have reported an increase in average daily new COVID-19 cases, compared with two weeks ago – and that is raising concerns among some health experts.
In New York, phase one means construction projects can restart; manufacturers can get their floors open again; and non-essential retailers can start curbside pickup. It might seem small, but it’s a huge step forward for a city that’s been locked down for more than 80 days.
Officials estimate 400,000 New Yorkers will return to work today 80 days after the city went on lockdown. “Every New Yorker should celebrate as our achievement together, your achievement, because you did the hard …continued .
[Source: CBS News]