Midtown-Hell’s Kitchen, NY Coronavirus Updates & News For October 7



New York City, NY |
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Maps show the borders of a new color-coded, tiered closure system that takes effect Thursday in Brooklyn and Queens.

Maps show the borders of a new color-coded, tiered closure system that takes effect Thursday in Brooklyn and Queens.
Maps show the borders of a new color-coded, tiered closure system that takes effect Thursday in Brooklyn and Queens. (NYC Mayor’s Office)

NEW YORK CITY — One side of a border between new coronavirus cluster zones can be the difference between students going to school, a casual evening inside a restaurant or whether a business can keep its doors open…. Read more



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Non-essential businesses and schools in new “red zones” will close for 14 days, among other restrictions, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

NEW YORK CITY — Swaths of Brooklyn and Queens will revert to strict coronavirus lockdowns for at least 14 days starting Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said…. Read more



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Members of the Borough Park Orthodox community gathered in the streets Tuesday night to protest new restrictions due to a coronavirus surge.

NEW YORK CITY – Members of the Borough Park Orthodox community gathered in the streets Tuesday night to protest new restrictions on local synagogues, schools and non-essential businesses following a surge in coronavirus cases. … Read more



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Travelers from 35 states and territories now must quarantine for 14 days upon arriving in New York.

NEW YORK CITY — The Land of Enchantment is no man’s land for travel as far as New York is concerned.New Mexico is now on New York’s travel advisory list of states which have high coronavirus levels, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday. Travelers from the state must quarantine for 14 days upon arriving in the Empire State.Cuomo, in a release, tied the restrictions to localized efforts to contain virus clusters in Brooklyn, Queens and… Read more



New York City, NY |
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Three zones around Brooklyn and Queens clusters will have restrictions and closures starting as soon as Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

NEW YORK CITY — A sweeping new plan by Gov. Andrew Cuomo will set restrictions on houses of worships and close non-essential businesses and schools in concentric, three-ring zones around Brooklyn and Queens coronavirus clusters…. Read more



New York City, NY |
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Unlicensed Bike Shop Hit By City | COVID Patient Meets Woman Who Saved His Life | Art Transforms Prospect Park Bandshell

Share-worthy stories from the New York City Patch network to talk about tonight.This BK Neighborhood Is The 4th Coolest In The World, Survey Says… Read more



Upper East Side, NY |
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Scott Cohen lost his father to COVID-19 and nearly died from it himself — on Tuesday, he met the woman whose donation may have saved him.

UPPER EAST SIDE, NY — A man who nearly died from COVID-19 this spring got the rare opportunity Tuesday to meet the woman whose donation of antibody-laden plasma following her own bout with the virus may have saved his life…. Read more



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Gov. Andrew Cuomo believes mass gatherings are the priority right now to curb the recent increase in positive COVID-19 cases.

From CBS New York:

October 5 2020

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo believes mass gatherings are the priority right now to curb the recent increase in positive COVID-19 cases.

But, as CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reported Monday, there is also fear that restaurants and small businesses in cluster zip codes could face a second shutdown.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio said more than 1,300 tests so far indicate rising COVID-19 cases in nine ZIP codes haven’t reached into schools.

NEW YORK CITY — Recently-reopened schools closed their doors Tuesday in nine coronavirus hotspots in Brooklyn and Queens to stop the virus’ spread — and tests hint it hadn’t yet stepped inside.Mayor Bill de Blasio said just two people tested positive for coronavirus out of 1,351 coronavirus tests conducted for 35 schools in neighborhoods now under closures. The tests spanned The tests are ongoing across roughly 100 schools in the… Read more



Across America, US |
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Patients want to know when it’s safe to exercise. Here’s what we know so far.

Consumer Reports has no relationship with advertisers on this site.From Consumer Reports:… Read more



New York City, NY |
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COVID-19 levels are now on the rise in 22 ZIP codes across the city, including nine “hotspots” where schools have been closed.

NEW YORK CITY — Nine coronavirus “hotspots” across New York City could soon expand to other neighborhoods without community action, Mayor Bill de Blasio warned.Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday said the city’s “watch list” of ZIP codes where coronavirus levels are on the rise now stands at 13. Those areas designated “Tier 2” face potential restrictions on indoor dining and other high-risk activities. Two of them also threaten to pass a… Read more



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Enforcement on coronavirus restrictions in nine ZIP codes could still begin Wednesday, if the state approves, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

NEW YORK CITY — A persistent divide between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio played out in back-to-back Monday announcements over coronavirus restrictions facing the city amid local resurgences…. Read more

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