EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated to include the month of June. NYC Mayor made this announcement after this story published.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking further steps to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The Mayor announced during a press conference Friday that all non-essential events with city permits that include large crowds are cancelled in the nation’s largest through the month of May and June.
The events affected by the executive order include parades, concerts, rallys and large gatherings. Medical sites, hygiene and food provision.
The move follows an executive order by NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo to keep the state closed until at least May 15.
New York City has been the hardest hit city in the United States With more than 100,000 coronavirus cases and more than 12,000 related deaths.