“Our work is by no means done.”
Power and heat will stay on for New Yorkers during the COVID-19 outbreak, even if customers are behind on their bills.
As ridership drops, officials seek to reassure commuters.
Many private and charter schools have begun the transition to online learning, and students are already feeling the effects. Class days have been shortened and moved to video conferencing, proms have been canceled and graduation ceremony plans are up in the air.
With children home from school, parents have to remain home because they lack any alternative method of child care.
New York City has no plans to close its public schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio said today in his weekly “Ask the Mayor” call-in on WNYC Radio.
As the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York passes above 300, precautions for the state’s most immunodeficient citizens is of the utmost importance. Aside from the elderly, the city’s massive homeless population is also at a major risk.
Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a state of emergency for New York City on Thursday after COVID-19 cases almost doubled to 95 in one day.