On the 24th, Governor Cuomo of New York said at the epidemic briefing that the current epidemic situation in New York State is very serious. The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, and the number of hospitalized cases has soared by 128% in the past three weeks.
He urged all New Yorkers not to slack off during the upcoming public holiday, and to be highly vigilant and avoid traveling.
Limit the size of family gatherings to 10 people. Cuomo also called on New Yorkers to wear masks during the holiday.