“God forbid this continued and we had a full-blown second wave. It means a lot more restrictions. It could mean, unfortunately, having to shut down parts of our economy again, which would be horrible for this city, horrible for the livelihoods of people. It could mean having to shut down our schools… If these numbers we’re reporting today continue to grow, then people are going to have to get used to more and more restrictions and going back to some of the ways we had to live in the Spring.”
Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City, said that and warned of a possible second wave of covid-19 heading toward the city. As of Monday, NYC is reporting 779 new cases and 71 new hospitalizations. De Blasio held a press conference warning there was still a real danger from the virus and urged residents
Said Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City. As of Monday, NYC is reporting 779 new cases and 71 new hospitalizations. De Blasio held a press conference warning there was still a real danger from the virus and urged residents to wear masks as often as they can and avoid large indoor gatherings.
But only two days earlier, de Blasio was photographed celebrating the assumed Biden win from the media. He was wearing a mask, but was not social distancing, as hundreds were around him celebrating as well. He and his wife even embraced other people in the streets and took photos with them.
He’s warning of indoor gatherings and saying that they are the real source of transmission for the virus and even said that normal holiday traditions of gathering together should not happen. He said the “key problem” was people gathering indoors and not wearing masks. “The holidays we associate with travel, and the holidays we associate with indoor gatherings, big meals together — that, unfortunately, this year cannot be the case.”
Sources: Breitbart, New York Post; Photo-The New Yorker