New York Metropolis film theaters can reopen at restricted capability on March 5, Gov. Andrew Cuomo stated, after being closed for almost a 12 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Mr. Cuomo stated at a information briefing Monday that theaters within the 5 boroughs should comply with social-distancing protocols that have been already being utilized in different elements of New York, the place theaters reopened in October.
“Film theaters in New York can be introduced in step with the remainder of the state,” Mr. Cuomo stated.
The Democrat governor stated film theaters in New York Metropolis can be restricted to 25% capability, should use assigned seats and require using masks. Not more than 50 individuals may attend a screening and theaters should make use of enhanced cleansing and air flow protocols, he stated.
Nationwide Affiliation of Theatre House owners Vice President Patrick Corcoran stated in a press release that New York Metropolis is a significant marketplace for moviegoing within the U.S. and reopening there is a crucial step within the restoration of the complete business.