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Back then, Cuomo called a potential quarantine a “federal declaration of war.”
The president later revealed a quarantine would not be necessary and a “travel advisory” would be issued instead.
New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio also announced on Sunday he is seeking the governor’s approval to shut down schools and non-essential businesses in nine zip codes in Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods where there has been an increase in positive cases.
“We’re having an extraordinary problem – something we haven’t seen since spring,’’ the mayor told reporters.
The state has confirmed over 460,000 Covid-19 cases since March and over 25,000 deaths.
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