NY Health Officials Order Shutdown of 10,000 Person Wedding in Brooklyn
Health officials in New York delivered a ban days before a scheduled wedding after receiving reports that “upwards of 10,000 individuals” were scheduled to attend the ceremony in Brooklyn, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
At his briefing Saturday, the governor explained that state officials received word of a the wedding after the Rockland County Sheriff’s Office issued a warning against attending an event in clear violation of gathering limits.
New York Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Ducker signed a Section 16 order prohibiting the wedding scheduled for Monday in Williamsburg. The order was served Friday evening by the New York City Sheriff’s Department, officials said.
Although the location of the wedding was projected to be held outside of the red, orange and yellow COVID…