New York City will shut indoor-dining starting on Monday in an effort to clamp down on the spike in coronavirus hospitalizations that would overwhelm the well being system, Governor Andrew Cuomo mentioned throughout a press convention on Friday. “The hospitalizations continue to increase in New York City,” Cuomo mentioned. “We said that we would watch it. If the hospitalization didn’t stabilize, we would close indoor dining. It has not. We’re going to close indoor dining on Monday.” Cuomo mentioned hospitalizations of residents who’ve examined constructive for the novel coronavirus topped 5,000 on Thursday.
The governor mentioned he based mostly his resolution to shut indoor eating on an up to date steerage from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that individuals ought to keep away from a scenario of being unable to put on a masks whereas being in a public place indoors. Cuomo mentioned the New York’s state medical advisory crew had unanimously endorsed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel’s resolution to permit emergency use authorization of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine.
Studies present about half of New York residents are refusing to get vaccinated because of the well being dangers concerned. On Tuesday, the FDA mentioned in a draft briefing doc there are greater than 20 doable negative effects from taking the Pfizer vaccine, together with dying, stroke, coronary heart assault, meningitis, encephalitis, autoimmune illnesses, narcolepsy and others. The FDA additionally mentioned that six individuals have died throughout the vaccine trials.
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