- The plan allows for non-essential retailers to reopen with curbside or in-store pickup.
- It permits operations in construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade and agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting to resume.
- Transit authorities will begin service for subway trains and resume regular weekday/closed school service in Brooklyn, the Bronx Queens and Staten Island.
- Buses in Manhattan will be allowed to return to 75 percent service.
- The reopening allows about 400,000 people to return to work and tens of thousands of construction projects will be revived.
- There had been 72 new hospitalizations for suspected coronavirus cases, a fraction of the figure the city was reporting in March and April. More than 300 remain in intensive care units and about 4 percent of the city is currently testing positive for COVID-19.