"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.
Apple Watch now exempt from US tariffs on Chinese goods
In a big relief for Apple , US President Donald Trump has allowed Apple Watch to be exempted from import tariffs. Apple CEO Tim Cook said in October that he expected the United States and China to solve their trade problems.
Nvidia brings DLSS 2.0 in MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries
This improves frame rates and eliminates previous limitations on which GPUs, settings, and resolutions could be enabled. It gives gamers the performance headroom to maximize ray tracing settings and increase output resolutions.