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Bosses at the New York Yankees are working with US health officials and Major League Baseball after eight players tested positive for Covid-19 despite being vaccinated – including one player who had previously caught the virus.
A New York City tavern owner who declared his business an autonomous zone, in defiance of city and state Covid-19 orders, has been arrested after undercover police went into the pub to prove he was serving customers indoors.
The US Open has been given the green light to go ahead in August after New York governor Andrew Cuomo confirmed the Grand Slam could take place, but noted fans would not be allowed.
Early antibody testing for the coronavirus in 19 New York counties suggests up to 2.7 million people could have been infected in the state alone, meaning the real death rate may be much lower, Governor Andrew Cuomo has revealed.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has slammed New Yorkers asking for the loosening of coronavirus closures as irresponsible and wanting other people to die. He insisted that public health comes before livelihoods of 'non-essential' workers.
New York mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to hold the city's Fourth of July celebrations in a “safe, smart” way, even if the city remains locked down. His constituents, worried about rent and feeding their families, were not amused.
New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio has promised to treat his healthcare workers to a ticker-tape parade once lockdown is lifted. Commenters have blasted the blundering mayor for “basically guaranteeing a second outbreak.”
New York had its lowest death toll from Covid-19 since April 1, but Governor Andrew Cuomo warned a lot is still required before the state can start to reopen, including an ‘army’ of tracers and more coronavirus tests.
The same citizen virus-tracing corps the New York Times decried in China as Maoism incarnate is being tried in Massachusetts and San Francisco, and the outlet has decided that what’s bad for Beijing is good for democracies.