The New York Daily News reports:
It’s the least likely venue for social distancing, but city officials say they are going ahead with plans to ring in the New Year the old-fashioned way — with crowds in Times Square to watch the ball drop.
After the COVID-19 pandemic forced party planners to cancel the 2021 celebration, organizers are bringing the blowout back, complete with crowds, carousing and a big crystal ball.
A source familiar with the event planning said revelers will be required to show proof of full vaccination to enjoy the Times Square ball drop celebration in-person.
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May auld pandemics be forgot 🎉🍎
New Year’s Eve celebration returning to Times Square for 2022, with COVID restrictions
“Going to be a big moment in Times Square on New Year’s Eve,” de Blasio said.
it was shut down for the first time in 113 years.https://t.co/Leu8i34OhB
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) November 15, 2021