Here in New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio joined a ribbon-cutting ceremony at celebrity chef Daniel Boulud’s newest Manhattan restaurant Wednesday, celebrating the return of indoor dining at 100% capacity for the first time since March of 2020.
Mayor Bill de Blasio: “This is the largest restaurant reopening since the pandemic. This is a symbol of New York City coming back, right here, right now.”
Daily U.S. coronavirus cases continue to decline even as the pace of U.S. vaccinations continues to slow. There were fewer than 30,000 new cases reported nationwide Wednesday.