By Sunday Fall
All involved officers arrested for the murder of George Floyd. Charges upped to second degree murder from third degree murder on killer cop Derek Chauvin.
Zero coronavirus deaths reported in NYC.
NYC enters phase one of reopening. There are four phases.
Phase 1 — construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade, agriculture, fishing, forestry
Phase 2 — professional services c finance and insurance, retail, real estate , rental, trading
Phase 3- restaurants and food services
Phase 4- arts , entertainment, and education
Day 100 Since first coronavirus case. Gov Cuomo said, “we’re not on the other side yet”.
Woke up early- 8 Am. Made coffee. Smoked. In the world today it feels like the first day of summer. Temps reached 88. Smoked. Don’t feel like reading or writing.
It’s hot outside today. Friday.
Saturday. Another unharmed black man was shot and killed by police in Atlanta. His name is Rayshard Brooks.
Protest in Washington square park. Seventh day of protests in NYC.
851 died of coronavirus related illness in the United States.
Business and restaurant bars slowly reopening.
Gov Cuomo said, “we have received 25000 complaints of reopening violations. People with open containers in the street can be fined.
Police and protesters not wearing masks can be fined”.
Violations complaints mostly from Manhattan. Lots of social distancing violations , parties in the street.
Florida Covid-19 cases hit a daily high — 2581 news cases in one day.
Egypt, china, Korea, India report rise in coronavirus cases.
Last week of spring. Summer starts this Saturday.
Florida may be the new epicenter.
NYC slowly approaching phase 2 according to Gov Cuomo.
Yesterday I did some light shopping. Bought a new toothbrush, socks, t shirts , and swim trunks for the summer.
Today marks the 55th anniversary of Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the end of slavery. This year, with nationwide protests against racism and police brutality, some companies decided to recognize and and observe ‘black independence day’. While Juneteenth celebrations seem bigger and louder in the mainstream of America, some are calling for the holiday to be a national and federal holiday.
Florida set new record- 4000 new Covid-19 cases in one day.
19000 cases in a week.
Tomorrow phase 2 reopening happening in NYC.
Haven’t been reading and writing. Today is father’s day.
3000 eateries approved to reopen as phase 2 begins in NYC.
19 new deaths related to Covid-19 in NYC- lowest one day total in three months.
Florida coronavirus cases at 100 000
It’s still mandatory across the country and in NYC to wear a mask, wash hands , and keep distance.
As the weather heats up, social distancing is important to avoid testing positive for covid-19.