Unemployment rates for people of color in New York were also different from the trend during the pandemic recession. Black and Hispanic/Latinx unemployment rates have for the past 20 years been higher than white unemployment, but the rates for both jumped dramatically higher than for white New Yorkers.
New Yorkers interested in applying for a Green Cart or Seasonal permit can submit an application online or request one by mail by calling 311 and asking for “Green Cart Permit” or “Seasonal Cart Permit.”
Crime rate has exponentially shot up in the city over the past few months. According to NYPD data, there were 73 shooting incidents in the city from January 1 through January 23, compared with 59 the same period last year.
Over 250,000 New Yorkers have received a booster shot. That means thousands of New Yorkers will have stronger protection from COVID-19. They will be able to gather with friends, family and loved ones more safely.