Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York has signed an order to extend New York City’s state of emergency for another 30 days.
While issuing the order on Thursday August 6, 2020, he stated that, “Due to the COVID-19 health threat, its highly transmissible quality, and because the actions taken to prevent such spread have led to property loss and damage, executive action No. 98 had to be extended for another month.”
According to the counsel’s office, the original mandate was issued back 12th of March, however Executive Order No. 130, which is the most recent, was issued in July.
The document released also stated that the decision was in line with orders issued by Gov. Andrew Cuomo when the pandemic first began.