Ministers on Sunday to consider easing more restrictions; only 4 cities now reporting more than 5 new cases daily; death toll at 225; number on ventilators down to 83.
Letters from two rival Satmar factions both highlight close ties between community and de Blasio, condemn outsiders who accused mayor of anti-Semitism in row over funeral.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday spoke on the phone with the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, who called to invite the Prime Minister to attend a conference of leaders dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said all state schools including colleges would remain closed for the remainder of the academic year due to the coronavirus pandemic and directed schools to come up with a plan to reopen safely.
1 arrested; 2 days after mayor’s warning to community, NYPD issues 10 summonses at 2 synagogues in South Williamsburg for chaining doors from the inside, social distancing rules.
On October 18, 2019, the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, in partnership with the World Economic Forum and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Event 201, an exercise that entailed a simulated outbreak of a coronavirus “transmitted from bats to people that eventually becomes…transmissible from person to person, leading to a severe pandemic.”