It is planned that New York will begin its third phase of opening on July 6, which will open restaurants for indoor servicing and additional personal care enterprises, said Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday.
The reopening of the third stage would allow the use of various recreation areas throughout the city, including basketball, tennis and volleyball courts, said de Blasio at his daily press briefing.
According to New York State, it is allowed to return additional personal care products such as nail salons, spas, massage parlors, as well as tattoos and piercings. rediscovering the manual,
New York began its second phase of opening on Monday, which made it possible to shop at retail stores, visit hairdressers and hairdressers, as well as an open-air restaurant with wellness modifications and reduced capacity. On Tuesday, de Blacio announced on Twitter that the beaches of the city will be allowed to open on July 1.
The city and state reported a steady decline in hospital admissions and positive cases of Covid-19 over the course of several weeks. According to de Blasio, on Tuesday about 2% of tests conducted throughout the city were positive. On Thursday, de Blasio announced that the city will begin offering free antibody testing for residents of 11 medical facilities and hospitals throughout the area.
“Now we have work to get there. Let’s continue, ”he said.
New York State reported less than 1,000 hospital admissions on Thursday, the first time since the outbreak, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office. As of Wednesday, there were 996 hospitalized patients with Covid-19 disease in the state, compared with a peak of 18,825 hospitalizations on April 12, according to the Kuomo office.
As New York gradually begins to reopen businesses after months of forbidden orders that closed their doors, visitors from some states with growing business were ordered to quarantine them upon arrival.
On Wednesday, Cuomo, along with New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, ordered travelers from eight high-incidence Covid-19 states to be quarantined 14 days on arrival. He said fines for breaking the order would be $ 2,000 for the first violation, $ 5,000 for the second, and up to $ 10,000 if they were harmful.
“We worked very hard to reduce the transmission rate of the virus. We don’t want it to grow, because many people come to this region, and they can literally infect them, ”Cuomo said at a press conference.
The economic damage from the Covid-19 outbreak was evident in New York, once considered the epicenter of a nation. On Wednesday, de Blasio said the city could fire or fire 22,000 municipal employees this fall to close holes in the city’s budget.
“We’re going to make layoffs,” de Blasio said. “This is the last resort.”