Rats in New York City

You know em, you’ve seen em. Rats: the city is infested with them. The increase of rat sightings has increased since the beginning of our COVID-19 era, and the rat population has continued to grow. We’ve tried rat poison to mouse traps, but nothing seems to completely rid them out of sight. A new approach has breached the public about a possible temporary fix to the problem. The government put in a new order that trash could only go outside after a certain time. What can NYC do to improve the situation?