New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said a recent uptick of coronavirus cases in south Brooklyn and Queens neighbourhoods required ‘urgent action’. Photo: Bloomberg New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said a recent uptick of coronavirus cases in south Brooklyn and Queens neighbourhoods required ‘urgent action’. Photo: Bloomberg
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said a recent uptick of coronavirus cases in south Brooklyn and Queens neighbourhoods required ‘urgent action’. Photo: Bloomberg

Alarm over New York City coronavirus hotbeds

  • Six neighbourhoods in Brooklyn and two in Queens have seen their rates spike
  • Mask-wearing compliance in the neighbourhoods much lower than elsewhere in the city

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said a recent uptick of coronavirus cases in south Brooklyn and Queens neighbourhoods required ‘urgent action’. Photo: Bloomberg New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said a recent uptick of coronavirus cases in south Brooklyn and Queens neighbourhoods required ‘urgent action’. Photo: Bloomberg
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said a recent uptick of coronavirus cases in south Brooklyn and Queens neighbourhoods required ‘urgent action’. Photo: Bloomberg
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