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Reiterating his disappointment in Mayor Bill de Blasio's administrative abilities, the governor added that the state could move to "impound all funds" for New York City if the situation is not rectified.
"It doesn’t look like the government is planning to do any enforcement, so they’re not too worried," said one parent.
"If it was in a Black community, he would've been arrested immediately. Even after the mayor and governor called for his arrest, for him not to be in police custody says something about the New York City police department."
“We’re going to celebrate,” one maskless man said, striding south on 13th Avenue dressed in traditional garb.
"Unethical and just crazy": For five hours on Friday, roughly 300 people, almost none of them wearing masks, gathered inside the Bobov-45 synagogue on 14th Avenue, according to a person in the room.
"There is something here that needs to be fixed right away. And that's why I'm being abundantly clear it will be fixed today and made public. Violence is unacceptable."
Violence and rage erupted in Borough Park for the second straight night on Wednesday, as police fell back.
"Nobody here has the virus," said a woman walking in Borough Park with her children on Tuesday. "The president got the virus, he recovered. There are medicines now."
Sources in the Orthodox medical community say that some healthcare providers in Borough Park are withholding COVID test results from public health authorities
In addition to eight ZIP codes with more than 3% positivity, the Department of Health noted four others have positivity between 2% and 3%.
The NYC Department of Health revealed earlier in the week they were trying to contain a cluster of cases in the area.
City health officials have expressed particular concern about the spread of the virus among the city's Orthodox community.
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