A queue outside a coronavirus testing site in the Chelsea neighbourhood of New York on December 20. Photo: Bloomberg
A queue outside a coronavirus testing site in the Chelsea neighbourhood of New York on December 20. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: New York mayor Bill de Blasio says ‘no more shutdowns’ as city faces virus spike

  • De Blasio has faced questions over the past week about whether he would call for closures after a wave of new cases fuelled by the omicron variant
  • De Blasio, in the waning days of his term as mayor, will decide by Christmas whether the annual New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square will continue as planned

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A queue outside a coronavirus testing site in the Chelsea neighbourhood of New York on December 20. Photo: Bloomberg
A queue outside a coronavirus testing site in the Chelsea neighbourhood of New York on December 20. Photo: Bloomberg
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