NYC mayor considering citywide lockdown after 729 cases reported in NY state

NYC mayor considering citywide lockdown after 729 cases reported in NY state
Shoppers browse barren shelves at a supermarket, Friday, March 13, 2020, in Larchmont, N.Y. State officials have set up a "containment area" in the New York City suburb, where schools and houses of worship are closed within a 1-mile radius of a point near a synagogue where an infected person with coronavirus had attended events. State officials stress it is not a lockdown. The vast majority of people recover from the new coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization, most people recover in about two to six weeks, depending on the severity of the illness. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) (Source: John Minchillo)

NEW YORK, New York (WOIO) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo reported Sunday that 729 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the state.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is considering a citywide lockdown, the AP reports.

Across the Hudson River, New Jersey officials are mulling over a statewide curfew.

A curfew in Hoboken, N.J. will go into effect on Monday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

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