This comes as the city started phase one of its reopening plan earlier this week.
Subway ridership, as of Wednesday, has been up 25% compared to the Wednesday before, de Blasio said.
Bus ridership is up 23%, compared to that same time, and Staten Island Ferry ridership is up 31%.
Traffic into Manhattan is up 14% during that time period, de Blasio said.
The mayor also noted that daily Covid-19 indicators for the city showed a "good news report."
Citing data from Wednesday, the mayor said:
- 70 patients were admitted to hospitals for suspected Covid-19
- 339 people were being treated in health and hospitals ICUs
- 3% of those tested for Covid-19 tested positive – “We have been around that number for many days and that’s a very good sign,” de Blasio said.