New York City is on track to begin Phase IV of the state's reopening plan Monday - but indoor businesses that were slated to reopen as part of the phase will remain shuttered. The mayor said he was grateful to the governor for his leadership amid the crisis. The mayor also announced that restaurants would remain open for outdoor dining through October 31 and that the city would open 40 more blocks for restaurants to use for outdoor dining on the weekends, thought none were on Staten Island.
An unpublished document prepared for the White House coronavirus task force and obtained by the Center for Public Integrity , a nonprofit newsroom, recommends that 18 states in the coronavirus "red zone" for cases should roll back reopening measures amid surging cases.
That number is one less than yesterday, as three cases in the Central region have been removed and reactivated . The total number of cases in the province since the pandemic began has hit 923: 114 of those are now active and 11 people are in hospital.
Johnson said he wanted to adopt a more targeted approach, giving local authorities greater abilities to close premises and spaces, while also drafting regulations for how the government could impose local lockdowns or close sectors in an area where there is a spike in cases.
The combination of the two responses "will hopefully keep people safe", a source told the paper. The first is that it stimulates the immune system to produce antibodies - proteins produced by the blood in response to antigens which are harmful substances that come from outside the body, such as from viruses or bacteria - and that it also causes the body to produce T-cells.
Twitter said it took the step as part of its incident response Wednesday of locking any accounts that had attempted a password change during the past 30 days. Reports later emerged that a Twitter staffer might have been paid to help the hijackers carry out the assault by providing access to the platform's key internal tool.