Cuomo: NY To Reopen Venues At Limited Capacity

The New York Daily News reports:

New York’s sports arenas and large concert venues can reopen later this month with COVID testing, capacity limits and other protocols in place, Gov. Cuomo announced Wednesday. The state has already granted approval for a Feb. 23 game between the Brooklyn Nets and Sacramento Kings at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the governor said.

Venues that seat over 10,000 people will be permitted to open with a 10% capacity limit and all attendees will be required to test negative for coronavirus within 72 hours prior to the event. “The testing is the key,” Cuomo said during a remote briefing from the State Capitol. ” This hits the balance of safe reopening.”

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