de Blasio threatens New Yorkers with $1000 fine for forgoing masks

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio threatened his residents Wednesday with $1000 fines if they choose to forgo masks in public.

“We don’t want to fine people, but if we have to, we will,” de Blasio told reporters, according to The Washington Examiner.

The City’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased recently and the Mayor said his concern is with that combined with an impending flu season

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