State COVID rate drops below 1.5% for 1st time since October
03 Mai, 2021, 21:51 | Auteur: Therese Cote
New York will drop capacity limits and almost all other restrictions on restaurants starting May 19, the same day New Jersey and CT lift their curbs on dining out, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomosaid Monday. It follows updated guidance released by the CDC last week, which said people do not need to wear masks outdoors where social distancing is possible. In anticipation of the reopening, on May 17, 24/7 subway service will resume.
"New Yorkers have made tremendous progress", Cuomo said. "All the arrows are pointed in the right direction".
He said the state's positivity rate stands at 1.94% and only 37 deaths.
Starting that date, houses of worship, bars and restaurants, museums, retail stores, gyms and fitness centers, amusement parks and family entertainment centers, hair salons, spas, barber shops, offices and more will no longer be subject to any limits on the number of people they can welcome inside, Cuomo said.
The reopening plan, which applies across the New York, New Jersey and CT, will lift restrictions on theaters, restaurants, museums, shops and Broadway, which was specifically mentioned. The curfew on indoor service will not be lifted until May 31.
The percentage of New Yorkers who have had at least one vaccine dose is 46.5%, while the percentage of New Yorkers with the completed vaccine series is 34.9%. On May 19, the capacity at large outdoor stadiums will expand to 33 percent.
Meanwhile, indoor gathering limits will increase to 250 up to 500, with the latter being contingent on testing or proof of vaccination.
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