"Even just a few days ago, I thought we could get safely into April", he said. "I do unfortunately believe the likelihood right now is that we lose the whole school year".
NY state has been the epicenter of the coronavirus crisis in the United States, with more than 15,000 positive cases as of Sunday afternoon.
"I will take any help from anywhere", Mr.de Blasio said.
De Blasio lamented that Trump's inaction has hampered the city's ability to treat its large numbers of patients.
The board overseeing the city's jail systems said Saturday that at least 38 people tested positive at the notorious Rikers Island complex and nearby facilities, more than half of them incarcerated men. "The only force I think that can keep up with the need to constantly move supplies and equipment where they're needed and doctors, nurses, other medical personnel where they're needed is going to be the USA military". If there are ventilators being produced anywhere in the country, we need to get them to NY.
She said the shortage of personal protective equipment, or PPE, is happening across the country, not just in hot spots such as NY or Washington state.
Mobile World Congress Cancelled Over Coronavirus Fears
Sony says its press conference will still be on, but that it will be a video-only event hosted on its Xperia YouTube channel . Other companies that have cancelled or scaled back their plans for MWC due to the outbreak include LG, NVIDIA and Ericsson.
Loss of smell may be early symptom of coronavirus
Robert, who asked to be referred to by a pseudonym, went to work on Monday, not knowing his loss of smell could indicate COVID-19. Vivekanandan said she is more concerned about fever, cough and shortness of breath in connection with the virus.
Preview Justin Roiland's Solar Opposites
Roiland provides some voice work, as do Silicon Valley's Thomas Middleditch and The Goldberg's Sean Giambrone . Roiland, McMahan and Josh Bycel are government producers on the present.