New York City Wednesday ordered schools to close, as the city recorded a seventh-straight day with a COVID-19 positivity rate of over 3%. New York City has reached the 3% testing positivity 7-day average threshold. Unfortunately, this means public school buildings will be closed as of tomorrow, Thursday Nov. 19, out an abundance of caution.— Mayor Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) November 18, 2020 In-person school resumed for New York children between late September and early October, when the seven-day positivity rate was under 2%. IIn California, Los Angeles has ordered restaurants and bars that have outdoor operations to limit their number of customers to 50% capacity and to close by 10 p.m. Indoor, nonessential stores can operate at only 25% capacity, while businesses such as hair salons can provide services only by appointment. I’ve tested positive for coronavirus. I’ll b following my doctors’ orders/CDC guidelines & continue to quarantine. I’m feeling good + will keep up on my work for the ppl of Iowa from home. I appreciate everyone’s well wishes + prayers &look fwd to resuming my normal schedule soon— ChuckGrassley (@ChuckGrassley) November 17, 2020 AA day earlier, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds ordered all indoor gatherings to be limited… Read full this story
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