Governor Cuomo Announces Arts and Entertainment Venues Can Reopen at 33 percent In New York State
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that arts and entertainment venues are allowed to reopen 33 percent capacity starting April 2nd. The governor stated that all venues must strictly adhere to all Department of Health guidelines. Event spaces throughout the state will be allowed to have up to 100 people indoors and 200 people outdoors. This number can increase up to 150 people indoors and 500 people outdoors if all attendees present proof of a negative Covid-19 test prior to the date of show.
The governor applauded New York State residents stating via. a press release:
“New Yorkers have done a tremendous job working to defeat COVID, and we’re gradually loosening restrictions as the numbers reduce and the public health improves. It’s clear that if we remain vigilant, we will reach the light at the end of the tunnel,” Governor Cuomo said. “While we continue to expand access to the vaccine throughout the state, New Yorkers should double down on the behaviors that make such an important different fighting this pandemic—washing hands, wearing masks and social distancing. This is a tough footrace, but the infection rate is down and the vaccination rate is up, and New Yorkers will get through this together as long as we stay touch and keep this momentum heading in the right direction.”
Domestic travelers to New York State no longer have to quarantine if they have been vaccinated and starting on March 22nd, residents of New York State will be able to have gathering up to 25 people. Stay tuned for more information.