New York State will eliminate capacity restrictions in bars, restaurants, stadiums and theaters that may require vaccination or negative test certificates
new York It was announced on Monday that most of the Capacity limit Impose on Bar, restaurant, theater or museum It is determined by covid-19, and the Metro in the Big Apple City will re-operate 24 hours a day.
These measures are another step in the restoration strategy that New York City and New York State plan to deploy in the coming weeks, and are expected to eventually reach this goal before New York City is fully reopened. July 1 I ate very late.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced at a press conference that as of May 19 The capacity restrictions that prevail in many other businesses, such as hotels, leisure and retail stores, stadiums or hairdressers, will end.
However, companies must ensure that there is enough space for customers to maintain a distance of 6 feet (1.8 meters), although there are some exceptions, for example, if the restaurant has obstacles, it does not have to comply with this requirement. Separate table.
You don’t have to keep your distance in these places Space or event Require everyone to be present Vaccination certificate Against covid-19 or negative test.
New rules in new York, They coordinated with the neighboring states of New Jersey and Connecticut to increase the maximum number of participants for outdoor gatherings from 200 to 500, and for indoor gatherings from 100 to 250.
Large venues from stadiums to theaters will exceed these numbers if needed Vaccination test or negative test And they have room to maintain the required distance.
As of May 19, the large space will be able to operate at 30% of its capacity, compared to the current capacity of 10%.
At the same time, as of May 17 New York Subway It will operate again 24 hours a day, ending the night closure that had been ordered during the covid-19 pandemic.
More than a year ago, at the peak of the pandemic, New York began to close the subway for several hours every night to facilitate The trucks are disinfected and cleaned every day.
For several months, the New York subway was closed between 1 am and 5 am, and it is currently closed between 2 am and 4 am.
According to the authorities, despite the resumption of continuous operation, the trucks will continue to be disinfected and masks must still be used.
The number of New York subway users plummeted by 95% during this period PandemicIt has gradually recovered. On April 8, more than 2 million trips were made in a single day for the first time.
However, this number is still far from the pre-pandemic level, when the average number of trips per day on weekdays was about 5.5 million.
Cuomo (Monday) argued that as the city resumes activities, the full opening of the subway will help workers, businesses and families.