COVID-19: NYC Quote of the Day 2020-06-30

Monday, June 29, 2020, NYC Mayor de Blasio - Anxiety About Indoor Dining

Question: Governor Cuomo was on NY1 this morning, talking about some anxiety about phase three reopening of indoor dining. And I was wondering if you could address what he said about having to take this nice and easy.

Mayor: I think he's right. I've said the State and City have been highly aligned throughout this process. I'm enthusiastic that phase one has gone so well, phase two is going so well, and phase three is right around the corner. But we're also constantly looking at the facts. The facts have been worrisome. In the course of this week, it got worse and worse around the country, and it got worse and worse with this nexus to bars and restaurants. We saw it. The State saw it. Everyone started talking and saying we have an issue here. We're always going to make adjustments. We'll have more to say in the next day or two to clarify. My view is, we can go into phase three on all the other fronts, we can do that effectively, we can do the outdoor dining on a much bigger scale, but the indoor we really need to examine closely and come to a decision in the next couple of days.
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