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New York City is set to advance to Phase 2 of its reopening from coronavirus lockdown measures on June 22.
The city is rolling back restrictions on businesses like in-store retail, hair salons and barbershops, and outdoor dining, though in limited capacities.
The city’s transition into this next phase comes just a few months after it was the epicenter for the novel coronavirus.
The low metrics credited by Mayor Bill de Blasio last week are in stark contrast to infection and hospitalization rates seen elsewhere in the country as states plow ahead with reopening policies.
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New York City is set to move into Phase 2 of its reopening on June 22, following the rest of the state by lifting more lockdown measures in a major milestone for the former epicenter of the novel coronavirus.
“Get on your mark, get set, cause here we go,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a June 18 press briefing at City Hall. “On Monday, we’ll be ready to take a big step forward for our city.”See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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