New York City’s CBS affiliate reports:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says COVID is a concern in New York City. All five boroughs have a “high” community level and that’s prompting local health officials to recommend New Yorkers wear masks again.
The city is up to a 15.4 percent positivity rate. But going back to wearing masks might be a tough sell.
Research shows COVID variant BA.5 appears to be more transmissible than earlier strains and much more vaccine-resistant. Mayor Eric Adams said the city ended the color-coded COVID system because it didn’t fit with the city’s strategies, including how it addresses new subvariants.
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We’re currently seeing high levels of COVID-19 in NYC. To help slow the spread, all New Yorkers should wear a high-quality mask, such as an N95, KN95 or KF94 in all public indoor settings and around crowds outside: https://t.co/B6U7bSKPVV pic.twitter.com/Z1Pgt0nAPU
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