New York Metropolis 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 stated throughout a press convention on Friday. “The hospitalizations proceed to extend in New York Metropolis,” Cuomo stated. “We stated that we’d watch it. If the hospitalization didn’t stabilize, we’d shut indoor eating. It has not. We’re going to shut indoor eating on Monday.” Cuomo stated hospitalizations of residents who’ve examined constructive for the novel coronavirus topped 5,000 on Thursday.
The governor stated he based mostly his determination to shut indoor eating on an up to date steering from the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC) that individuals ought to keep away from a state of affairs of being unable to put on a masks whereas being in a public place indoors. Cuomo stated the New York’s state medical advisory staff had unanimously endorsed the Meals and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel’s determination to permit emergency use authorization of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine.
Research present about half of New York residents are refusing to get vaccinated as a result of well being dangers concerned. On Tuesday, the FDA stated in a draft briefing doc there are greater than 20 potential unwanted effects from taking the Pfizer vaccine, together with loss of life, stroke, coronary heart assault, meningitis, encephalitis, autoimmune illnesses, narcolepsy and others. The FDA additionally stated that six folks have died through the vaccine trials.
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