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Event, Arts and Entertainment Venues To Reopen April 2

Mar 9, 2021
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Governor Cuomo has announced that event, arts and entertainment venues in New York can reopen at 33% capacity beginning Friday, April 2. Venues will be able to host up to 100 people indoors and up to 200 people outdoors. If all attendees present proof of a negative COVID-19 test prior to entry, venues can increase the limit to 150 people indoors and up to 500 people outdoors. Social distancing and face coverings will be required by all attendees at any event, as well as strict adherence to all applicable Department of Health guidance. In Lincoln Square, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts will be reopening with their Restart Stages initiative on World Health Day, Wednesday, April 7, with a special performance for healthcare workers. 

Additionally, domestic travelers are no longer required to quarantine or test-out within 90 days of full vaccination. International travelers must continue to follow CDC guidance.

And, Governor Cuomo also announced that, beginning Monday, March 22, outdoor residential gatherings will be expanded to 25 people. Indoor residential gatherings remain capped at 10 people. Non-residential social gatherings will also be expanded to 100 people indoors and 200 people outdoors.

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