New York Gov Cuomo IS worried about people from other highly infected states coming to New York…
Cuomo’s threats on quarantine he admits will NOT stop people from coming to the state and NOT quarantining…
NYC ‘s infections rates for 20-30 year olds has bounced up a little bit…
New York City will enter the fourth phase of reopening Monday, with limitations remaining in place for indoor activities, as the entire state comes back from a business shutdown triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Friday.
Cuomo said New York City’s final step in the phased-in reopening since the March closures represents the culmination of a gradual return of the economy guided by health metrics, which the governor maintains has been shown to work because the virus spread is largely under control.
“That is a hallmark for us. Every region of the state will now be in Phase 4,” he said. “There are no more phases than Phase 4.”
He noted that “every region has made it through the four phases without having to close.” That is a contrast to other states, which reopened quickly, but are now backpedaling and regressing to earlier stages.
However, Cuomo sounded a note of caution, saying the state inevitably will be hit with another wave of coronavirus infections, likely from other states where the virus is surging.
“There will be a second wave. I would wager on it,” Cuomo told reporters during a telephonic briefing on Friday afternoon.
He said the state had learned its lesson that when the COVID-19 virus takes hold, it is a matter of time until it makes it to other heavily populated places, as it did when it came to the United States from China and Europe….