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NYC Mayor And NY Governor Say Social Distancing Is Working, Warn Not To Let Up

Bill de Blasio and Andrew Cuomo both point to signs of good news in the coronavirus data, but say that restrictions on nonessential workers and businesses must continue.
A man wearing a surgical mask reads the newspaper on the sidewalk late last month in New York City. The city's leaders said Thursday that social distancing is still necessary. Source: Bryan R. Smith

In separate press conferences, both the governor of New York and the mayor of New York City said social distancing as well as the restrictions on nonessential businesses are working to flatten the curve of the coronavirus.

Governor Andrew Cuomo, speaking

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