New York making plans for socially-distant subway when coronavirus lockdown relaxes
Coronavirus New York Subway (AFP : JAVIER SORIANO)

NEW YORK — MTA officials are scrambling to ensure New York’s subway system doesn’t turn into a rolling petri dish for a new wave of coronavirus infections once state officials begin easing lockdown measures.With nearly 6 million daily commuters pre-pandemic and not enough space to sneeze — let alone stand several feet apart — there’s a growing concern that a return to regular work life will make some straphangers super-spreaders.Rules put in place earlier this month that require subway riders to wear face coverings are expected to remain in place for months to come, officials said. But even wi...

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