Coronavirus infections rising again in New York
Published: 10:29 PM, 10 October 2020
The coronavirus infection is on the rise in New York, one of the main hotspots for the pandemic in the United States.
The number of people infected with the virus has recently risen in the state of Brooklyn and Queens, according to local authorities.
In the last 24 hours, more than 500 people have been infected with coronavirus, according to the office of Governor Andrew Como.
The authorities are considering new restrictions to prevent infection in the current situation.
In this regard, Andrew Como said that it is important for New Yorkers to adhere to the basic restrictions to combat against coronavirus, which will improve the ability to cope with the winter flu while the coronavirus situation be worst.
"We will closely monitor the data of coronavirus situation in New Yorkers so that they can be aware of themselves and their families."
The overall situation in New York has improved since the coronavirus outbreak. Restaurants in New York are currently offering outdoor services to customers, allowing indoor dinners from Wednesday as only 25 percent of their capacity to be allowed serving indoor diners.
Since the onset of the pandemic, a total of 7.9 million people have been infected and 218,000 have died in the United States.