Mayor’s Office: NYC’s Cases Spiked After Thanksgiving

The New York Daily News reports:

In the days leading up to Thanksgiving, health experts had warned against travel, large gatherings and flouting face-mask guidelines during the holiday — and new data shared with the Daily News shows COVID-19 took a toll on New Yorkers who ignored that advice.

The number of coronavirus cases in New York City sharply escalated after Thanksgiving — with more people diagnosed with the virus on Dec. 1 than any other day since mid-April, data compiled by Mayor de Blasio’s office shows.

The shocking increase could be a somber predictor of what to expect after Christmas if people again flout anti-virus safety measures, the data suggests.

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