De Blasio Expects NYC To Meet 7 Criteria For Initial Reopening In June

Mayor Bill de Blasio
Photo credit Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office
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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that he believes New York City will likely meet the state's seven metrics to begin easing restrictions for the first phase of reopening sometime in the first half of June.

"The first half of June is the first opportunity to relax anything," the mayor said during his daily briefing. 

According to the state, as of Monday, New York City has only met three of the seven criteria required to start easing restrictions.

"We clearly are making progress, th