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By Candice Norwood
The plan includes mandating face coverings for passengers on public transportation, limiting subway car capacity and expanding COVID-19 testing.
By Associated Press
New York's mayor extended an 8 p.m. curfew all week in hopes of stopping destruction that continued overnight from protests following the death of George Floyd in police custody.
By Jennifer Peltz, Karen Matthews, Associated Press
Mayor Bill de Blasio has previously rejected imposing a curfew, as many other cities across the U.S. have done in efforts to curb violence that erupted amid demonstrations over Floyd's May 25 death, police brutality and racial injustice.
New York City businesses that try to reopen before coronavirus restrictions are lifted will face fines starting at $1,000, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.
De Blasio said he asked the state of New York this week for a "safety net" to have the authority to borrow money to cover the losses.
By Courtney Vinopal
Mayor Bill de Blasio said on May 26 that New York City was preparing for the first phase of reopening its economy amid recovery from the novel coronavirus outbreak.
By Karen Matthews, Associated Press
Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a set of thresholds Friday. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo said a short time later that it will be up to the state to make those decisions.
The city health department compared numbers between March 23 and May 9, 2020 to the same period in 2019.
Online schooling will continue through the summer for some 177,700 New York City public school students, officials announced Tuesday.
The police will continue to disperse large gatherings that are most likely to present a risk of spreading the coronavirus, de Blasio said.
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