New York Faces Another Possible Shutdown Of Nonessential Businesses

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told press Tuesday that the city could shut down nonessential businesses sometime after Christmas as COVID-19 cases surge dangerously in the city. The mayor noted that the state of New York would make the final call on a closure order. “I’ve been having this conversation repeatedly with the Governor. Our teams are talking,” de Blasio said, according to a transcript. He added that a shutdown would likely resemble that from the spring but would last a “matter of weeks” with help from “some good luck and hard work and with the vaccine starting to help us.” Read more at Retail Dive.