A new story published in Bloomberg looks at the planning underway to prepare for people returning to offices in New York City, which was initially one of the hardest-hit spots in the U.S. at the start of the pandemic. In pretty much every scenario there’s expected to be an increase in cases.
“If you do these types of phased reopenings, there are going to be certain increases in transmission activity,” Columbia University’s Jeff Shaman, who is part of a team working with the city to predict the path of the outbreak, told Bloomberg. “Every model will tell you you’re going to see increases in cases.”
The city is planning for a resurgence while also trying to restore as much normal business as possible. Read more about it below.