WORLD New York state, city gov'ts raise alarm over uptick in COVID-19 cases, hotspots

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New York state, city gov'ts raise alarm over uptick in COVID-19 cases, hotspots

Xinhua

17:10, October 05, 2020

People wearing face masks walk in the Gravesend neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, Oct. 4, 2020. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday announced a proposal to "close ALL schools and nonessential businesses" in nine ZIP-code areas of the city on Oct. 7 due to the uptick in COVID-19 cases recorded there. (Photos by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)

Children walk past school buses in the Borough Park neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, Oct. 4, 2020. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday announced a proposal to "close ALL schools and nonessential businesses" in nine ZIP-code areas of the city on Oct. 7 due to the uptick in COVID-19 cases recorded there.

People walk in the Gravesend neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, Oct. 4, 2020. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday announced a proposal to "close ALL schools and nonessential businesses" in nine ZIP-code areas of the city on Oct. 7 due to the uptick in COVID-19 cases recorded there.

People wait at a COVID-19 testing location in the Borough Park neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, Oct. 4, 2020. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday announced a proposal to "close ALL schools and nonessential businesses" in nine ZIP-code areas of the city on Oct. 7 due to the uptick in COVID-19 cases recorded there.

People wait at a COVID-19 testing location in the Borough Park neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, Oct. 4, 2020. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday announced a proposal to "close ALL schools and nonessential businesses" in nine ZIP-code areas of the city on Oct. 7 due to the uptick in COVID-19 cases recorded there.

People wait at a COVID-19 testing location in the Borough Park neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, Oct. 4, 2020. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday announced a proposal to "close ALL schools and nonessential businesses" in nine ZIP-code areas of the city on Oct. 7 due to the uptick in COVID-19 cases recorded there.

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