New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he’ll soon allow indoor dining to resume in New York City, after nearly six months of no inside customers as a result of the coronavirus.
The Democratic governor said restaurants starting Sept. 30 will be allowed to open at “25% of indoor dining with certain restrictions.”
Among the other restrictions: Restaurants will not be allowed to operate after midnight, mask usage must be enforced, and patrons must submit personal information to restaurants for contact-tracing purposes.
The announcement comes shortly after hundreds of New York City restaurants filed a $2 billion class-action lawsuit against Cuomo and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio over the ongoing restaurant closures. KEEP READING