Mayor Bill de Blasio: Keep Social Distancing and Take Pictures of Violators

Apr 20, 2020

Mayor Bill de Blasio
Credit Mayor's office

There is data showing the worst has past with the coronavirus in New York State, but New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says folks need to keep social distancing.

The mayor says with the weather getting nicer, officers will be ramping up enforcement of coronavirus related restrictions.

“This is a horrible disease. We have seen the toll it’s taking. And if we let it back in the door, it will reassert itself."

Mayor de Blasio wants new Yorkers to send in pictures of violators to

“If you see violations of social distancing, if you see gatherings, you gotta report them.”

He says officers will hand out fines to folks who ignore warnings. Meanwhile, de Blasio is calling on folks who have beaten coronavirus to donate blood, saying their plasma can help others.