New York couples in love can now get married online. This was made possible by the Governor of this US state, Andrew Cuomo. New Yorkers just need to apply for a marriage permit and get married online!.
Coronavirus severely impaired New York is not the first place in the world to take a similar step.
While some people on social networks welcomed New York’s helpful move, others questioned the interest in such a ceremony when family and friends could not attend. According to others, the Governor should give priority to more pressing issues.
The online wedding was also approved by the United Arab Emirates, where the Ministry of Justice has set up a special website where eager couples can upload the necessary documents. Also, residents of Colorado in the west of the US can apply for marriage permits online.
The American Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Saturday that the death toll across the United States is 35,443 deaths, but according to Reuters calculations, more than 40,000 are dead. Confirmed cases were 690 714.
New York reports over 13,000 casualties. Due to coronavirus, the state has recently extended restrictions on the free movement of people until 15 May.