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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press convention on the coronavirus amid nationwide protests

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding his every day press convention on the Covid-19 outbreak on the heels of a weekend of violent protests throughout the U.S. over the police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man.

New York Metropolis, which continues to be largely closed down because of the coronavirus pandemic, is anticipated to start a “part one” reopening on June 8, Cuomo stated Friday. The part one reopening in New York Metropolis ought to result in 400,000 workers again to work, Cuomo stated Friday.

Officers are struggling to convey again jobs with out fueling massive outbreaks. The coronavirus has contaminated greater than 370,700 folks and killed virtually 30,000 throughout the state as of Monday, in line with information compiled by Johns Hopkins College.

On Saturday, he signed into regulation a brand new measure offering loss of life advantages to the households of front-line state and native municipal staff who died of Covid-19. Cuomo introduced on Sunday that the state’s dentists can reopen statewide beginning Monday.

On Sunday, Cuomo additionally referred to as for standardized police misconduct insurance policies throughout the U.S., which would come with requiring impartial companies to guide police misconduct investigations versus native prosecutors. He additionally referred to as on the federal authorities to determine an ordinary definition for extreme pressure by a police officer and stated disciplinary data for officers who’re accused of misconduct ought to be launched.

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The coronavirus has contaminated greater than 6.18 million folks throughout the globe and greater than 1.79 million folks within the U.S., in line with information from Hopkins.

Learn CNBC’s reside updates to see the most recent information on the Covid-19 outbreak.

Yuuma Nakamura

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