NEW YORK — Youngstersin New York Metropolis colleges and day care settings.
It comes as town’s well being commissioner says New York has handed the height of awave. He says case numbers have dropped by 26% over the previous two weeks.
So town’s youngest at the moment are capable of drop their masks.
CBS2’s Elijah Westbrook caught up with a lady named Vivian as she dropped off her infant Monday at All Youngsters’s Baby Care in Astoria, Queens.
“Right this moment is the primary day that she actually did not stroll with it,” she mentioned.
“How did she really feel not having it on?” Westbrook requested.
“She requested for it, as a result of she’s accustomed to it, and she or he is aware of learn how to pull it down and all the things,” she replied. “It is probably not an issue.”
It has been a very long time coming for some mother and father, like one other girl named Julie who was dropping off her 2-year-old son at day care.
“His older sister is 4, so she’s required to put on a masks in lots of locations, and typically it is tough for her,” she mentioned.
“I am with New York Metropolis mother and father, and New Yorkers can belief this administration to proceed to make the correct public well being selections to maintain our youngsters protected,” he mentioned in a press release.
“On the finish of the day, youngsters cannot shield themselves how we will. They get sick quicker than we do, they’re round loads of kids which are already sick. So it is wanted,” mentioned dad or mum Shannon Williams.
Metropolis well being officers nonetheless strongly suggest masks be worn at indoor public locations for individuals of all ages, regardless of the current decline.