…from the Politico…
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state’s economy will eventually reopen in phases, based on need and public health concerns.
During his briefing in Albany on Wednesday, Cuomo said decisions about where to allow certain nonessential businesses to open will be made on an individual basis and will be informed by a “matrix” of sorts. Most of the state’s businesses have been under a broad stay-home order that Cuomo has dubbed “NY Pause” since March 22.
Officials will take into account the ability of employees to social distance in the workplace and the urgency of the situation, he said.
“That’s how we will inform our economic reopening as we’re being guided by testing tracing and making sure we’re not jeopardizing the success we’ve made in handling the public health issue,” he said.
Cuomo has also said any “restart” measures should be uniform across the New York City metropolitan area. New York and six other Northeastern states have formed a working group to coordinate ideas and reopening plans across the region….