New York begins to live again – “Today is the day we start to rid ourselves of this disease”204’000 Corona-diseases, almost 17 200 Dead: The Virus-New York’s been hit hard. Now, the city dares to make a Comeback.0 KommentareEin safety distance of two meters, as well as the Wearing of masks in New York is still necessary: people ride a subway. (8. June 2020)photo: Nina Westervelt/

Exactly 100 days after the first confirmed Coronavirus infection in the metropolis of New York has begun with the first easing measures.

In the sunshine jackhammer boomed again on Monday, many shops opened for limited operation, and significantly more people were on the road.

After 100 days of Lockdown may be worked on construction sites: Two construction workers in New York City on November 8. June 2020. Photo: Peter Foley/Keystone

With the launch of Phase one of a four-phase opening plan in the state of New York must, among other things, the Work on more than 32 000 job sites and in the factories of the city start again. In addition, retailers can accept phone and online orders and their buyers in-Store pass. The public is not allowed in the shops yet.

Up to 400 000 people could, according to estimates, in the first Phase of the opening, plan your work resume. In order to avoid crowded subway cars, the city bus service. More than 30 kilometres of additional bus lanes would be in the short term, reported, said mayor Bill de Blasio.

The new normal, according to Corona: A seller of Dave’s New York passes a customer order. (8. June 2020) photo: brendan McDermid/

After the first case on 1. March were confirmed in the metropolis of New York so far, about 204 000 Corona-diseases. Almost 17 200 Dead were tested positive for Covid-19, the city of around 4700 dead, who could also be infected have been.

“Today is the day we start to rid ourselves of this disease,” said mayor de Blasio at a press conference in the port of the city of Brooklyn. “This is the first day of the reopening, and it was made possible by the hard work of the New Yorker.” Necessary masks are, if a safety distance of about two meters could not be observed, and hygiene measures such as washing hands.

to use In the streets of New York sweeping slowly back to life: people are encouraged to buses. (8. June 2020) photo: Frank Franklin II/Keystone

In the past two weeks, the everyday life in New York was in addition to the protests against police violence and racism, and then the city imposed night-time curfew dominated. On the outskirts of the demonstrations it had come last week to property damage and looting, so from Tuesday to Saturday from 20: 00 on the lock was. The background of the protests in the United States, the violent death of the African-American George Floyd during a police operation in Minneapolis on may 25. May.

The weekend and also on Monday, the protests continued, but they remained peaceful. Among other things, hundreds of staff members of the town demonstrated against the handling of the mayor with the crisis. This behavior, among other things, aggressive Police and captures prevents over-night. Last week, more than 400 current and former employees of the city had demanded in an open letter, that the powers of the police are driven back.

thousands of people protested last week in the city against police violence and racism. Photo Corbis via

Despite the loosening stay restaurants and Bars for guests to Sit, closed, food and drink outside the house but are allowed as in the past already. Also, the regular operation in offices is prohibited. The next opening phase for at least two weeks.

(SDA /aru)

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