Eater New York reports:
New York restaurants and bars that hold liquor licenses will have to abide by a new nightly curfew, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today, as the state and region grapples with a growing uptick in COVID-19 cases.
Restaurants and bars across the state have been ordered to close indoor and outdoor dining nightly at 10 p.m. starting on Friday, according to the governor’s office. The governor indicated that diners should have wrapped up theirs meals by curfew time.
Takeout and delivery is still allowed after 10 p.m., but only for food orders. Takeout and delivery alcohol orders after 10 p.m. will be off limits. Previously, restaurants in NYC were mandated to close outdoor dining at 11 p.m. and indoor dining at 12 a.m.
NYS is taking action to stop the spread in response to rising COVID numbers.
Any establishment with a state liquor license, including bars and restaurants, must close at 10pm.
Gyms must also close at 10pm.
These new statewide rules will take effect Friday, 10pm.
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) November 11, 2020
BREAKING: @NYGovCuomo announces measures to slow NY’s 2nd wave:
* Bars, restaurants and gyms must close at 10pm (takes effect Fri eve)
* No more than 10 people in private gatherings
* Staten Island designated as yellow zone
— Mark D. Levine (@MarkLevineNYC) November 11, 2020