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De Blasio Tells Covid Contact Tracers Not to Ask Positive Cases If They’ve Attended BLM Protests

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“No person will be asked proactively if they attended a protest,” Avery Cohen, a spokesperson for de Blasio said.
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Lawmaker, Educator Worried About Contact Tracers Not Asking About Attending Protests

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There has been progress in the fight against COVID-19, but the massive protests and the reopening of businesses have created fears of a new wave of infections.And now, CBS2’s Kevin Rincon has learned those tasked with tracking the virus aren’t asking some important questions.Each and every day we’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of people gather throughout the city to protest. On top of that, the city is now in Phase 1 o…

2 years ago·United States
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New York Post

NYC’s coronavirus contact tracers told not to ask if individual attended protests

Mayor de Blasio has expressed concern that the George Floyd protests could boost the coronavirus pandemic just as New Yorkers have finally gained the upper hand — but City Hall doesn’t seem too interested in finding out for sure. Workers for the city’s contact tracing program are told not to ask those who’ve tested positive...

2 years ago·New York, United States
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Russia Today [🇷🇺-affiliated]

Don’t ask, don’t tell? NYC mayor directs contact tracers not to question people about attending BLM protests

The army of contact tracers hired by New York City to conduct the ‘test and trace’ campaign to weed out coronavirus infection vectors will reportedly not be allowed to ask people if they attended Black Lives Matter protests.Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on May 8 that NYC would be hiring hundreds of Covid-19 contact tracers to help bring the coronavirus, which wreaked havoc on the densely-populated city’s population, to heel. The city has witnes…

2 years ago·Russian Federation
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National Review

De Blasio Tells Covid Contract Tracers Not to Ask Positive Cases If They’ve Attended BLM Protests

“No person will be asked proactively if they attended a protest,” Avery Cohen, a spokesperson for de Blasio said.

2 years ago·United States
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The Gateway Pundit

COVID-19 Tracers In NYC Ordered Not Ask Those Who Test Positive If They Attended Protests

New York City officials are busy tracing those infected with COVID-19 and everyone they’ve come in contact with, but they have been ordered not to ask residents if they attended Black Lives Matter protests.Avery Cohen, a spokesman for Mayor Bill de Blasio, told the website THE CITY that if people can volunteer such information, but “no person will be asked proactively if they attended a protest.”De Blasio in in the process of hiring 1,000 people…

2 years ago·United States
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The Blaze

NYC contact tracers are not asking coronavirus-infected people whether they attended protests

As New York City's contact tracers attempt to track the spread and scope of COVID-19, they are not directly asking infected individuals whether they have attended recent social justice protests that have included thousands of attendees, The City reported.New York City has hired hundreds of city employees to interview coronavirus-positive individuals about who they may have been in contact with since contracting the virus, but one seemingly obvio…

2 years ago·United States
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