Starting on March 5th, theaters in New York City will be allowed to reopen at 25% capacity, which is consistent with regulations in other parts of New York State.
COVID prevention measures such as allocating seats will be put in place, and the number of people on each screen of the theater should not exceed 50 people.
Other rules include requiring masks, staying away from society, increasing staffing, and enhancing air filtration, ventilation and purification standards.
Governor Andrew Cuomo said that film customers do not need to conduct any tests. He also announced that cinema employees are not eligible for vaccines in group 1
Cuomo also announced that the billiard hall and billiard hall will reopen on March 5. The lobby can only hold 50% of the capacity outside of New York City, while it can only hold 35% of the capacity in New York City. Masking and social evacuation rules will take effect, and parties must be assigned to a table to avoid confusion.
“From day one, we have said that the recovery of COVID is not a choice between public health and the economy-it must be done at the same time-and in New York, we are demonstrating how to do it safely and smartly. At this point,” Cuomo said. “Thanks to the hard work and dedication of all New Yorkers, our infection rate has now reached the lowest level in three months. Therefore, we will now reopen various entertainment activities across the state, including billiards, weddings and movie theaters. New York City. As our infection rates continue to decline and vaccination rates continue to climb, we will continue to reopen all sectors of the state’s economy and focus on rebuilding the state better than ever.”
In other entertainment news, nearly a year after the NBA closed, the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks will each welcome approximately 2,000 fans to their respective games on Tuesday night.
At the same time, in New Jersey, it was also announced that fans can return to certain arenas and stadiums starting next Monday (March 1).
Any place accommodating more than 5,000 people is allowed to open at 10% capacity if it is indoors, and 15% capacity is allowed to open outdoors.
It was also announced that places of worship and religious services in New Jersey can now be operated immediately at 50% capacity.
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