De Blasio May Restrict NYE Celebration In Times Square

CNBC reports:

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is weighing whether to impose more safety restrictions on the city’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square. “We’re looking to add additional measures to make it even safer. We’re still in discussion. The goal, of course, is to keep it going,” de Blasio said in an interview on CNN on Wednesday morning.

The New Year’s Eve celebration requires all attendees, unless they have a medical exemption, to be fully vaccinated at least two weeks beforehand, which would have been Friday. It doesn’t require booster doses or masks for vaccinated people. The mayor said he’ll announce any changes by Christmas.

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