NYC Virus Spike Continues in Jewish Areas of Brooklyn, Queens

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New York City health officials say they're alarmed at a continuing spike in Covid-19 virus transmission in sections of south Brooklyn and Queens with large Orthodox Jewish communities, on the eve of Yom Kippur.
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© Bloomberg Customers view books displayed for sale outside a bookstore in the Borough Park neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said a recent uptick of coronavirus cases in south Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods requires "urgent action," including stepped-up testing, education and enforcement.



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Seven of the eight neighborhoods saw increases even from the prior day's report, based on our preliminary data. In Brooklyn's Gravesend/Homecrest communities, 6.75% of…
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