Covid-19: New York mayor announces private sector vaccine mandate

The decision would go into effect from December 27, he said



By AFP

Published: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 6:45 PM

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a blanket Covid-19 vaccine mandate for the private sector in the United States’ most populous city, starting from late December.

“As of today, we are going to announce a first in the nation measure; our health commissioner will announce a vaccine mandate for private sectors employers across the board,” de Blasio said on MSNBC, adding that it would take effect from December 27.

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