New York City to 'fully reopen' on July 1, de Blasio says

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New York City is planning to "fully reopen" just before the Fourth of July, Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) has announced.

The New York City mayor revealed the date on which officials plan to lift restrictions and allow for a full reopening of the city, which was the epicenter of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak early on in the pandemic last year, during an interview with MSNBC.

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