U.S Reports say that From coast to coast, other major cities, including Philadelphia, the Twin Cities and the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., are doing the same as the rate of Covid-19 infections plummets.
Nationally, the average number of new daily cases has dropped by 67 percent in the last two weeks. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said that numbers were coming down, and that it was time to adapt.
She said this after the state’s stringent mandate, which required businesses to demand proof of full vaccination or mask-wearing at all indoor venues, expired this month.
On Thursday, Mayor Ras Baraka of Newark, New Jersey, became the latest big-city mayor to lift the requirement to show proof of vaccination at restaurants and other public venues. in King County, daily infection rates have fallen by 83 percent since early January and hospitalizations are down by 62 percent.