New York City councilman Mark Levine is urging Mayor Bill de Blasio to cancel the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square:

Welp:

As of now, the party will go on:

Hospitalizations are on the rise in the city:

He also wants de Blasio to urge people not to gather for private parties as well:

And the pivot to N95 masks is fully underway, which accidentally exposes all the BS they said about cloth masks for over a year:

What is “etc etc”? Is there some magical health measure we can take that we don’t know about yet?

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