Andrew Cuomo Says Movie Theaters Outside NYC Can Reopen October 23

Andrew Cuomo Says Movie Theaters Outside NYC Can Reopen October 23
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that, outside of New York City, movie theaters in the state can reopen beginning Friday, October 23. Cuomo made the announcement during a Saturday press briefing that theaters can open doors to 25% capacity, with a maximum of 50 people allowed per screen.

The new rule applies only to counties with a Covid-19 infection rate less than 2% on a 14-day average, and with no cluster zones. Masks are required at all times except when seated and eating or drinking, which has already been a commonplace standard among those theaters throughout the country open so far.

Assigned seating will be required in all theaters (which means even those not equipped for assigned seating). Social distancing will be required at all times. Additional staffing will also be required to control crowds, general traffic, and seating in order to ensure compliance. Theaters will also be required to meet air filtration,
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