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NYC mayor's plea amid uptick: 'Get tested'

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NYC mayor's plea amid uptick: 'Get tested'

NYC mayor's plea amid uptick: 'Get tested'

As coronavirus infection rates continued to climb in several neighborhoods in Queens and Brooklyn where new clusters have emerged, Mayor Bill de Blasio urged New Yorkers on Wednesday to 'get tested.'


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