NYS NEWS: Restaurants Outside NYC Will Shift from 50% to 75% Capacity Starting March 19

New York City Restaurants Will Remain at 35 Percent Capacity

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that restaurants outside of New York City, which have been operating at 50 percent capacity, can now move to 75 percent capacity starting March 19. The Governor says data now shows restaurants can operate safely and in accordance with strict health protocols at 75 percent capacity. New York City restaurant capacity will remain at 35 percent capacity.

“Our fight in the war against COVID-19 continues, but we are encouraged by the decrease in infection and hospitalization rates and the rise in vaccinations,” Governor Cuomo said.