New York prepares partial reopening of stores in April
After the return of the matches of the NBA al Madison Square Garden and the reopening of some cinemas on friday, New York will soon be able to celebrate performing arts resumption after the announcement this Wednesday that the rooms will be able to reopen on April 2, although with limited capacity.
The New York halls, closed from March 12, 2020, may reopen with a capacity of 33% or a maximum of 100 people, all wearing a mask and respecting a mandatory distance, announced Governor Andrew Cuomo at a press conference.
Outdoor shows may have a maximum of 200 spectators.
The gauges will rise to 150 persons in those rooms that can test the spectators in advance, and 500 in the case of open-air shows.
With these numbers, Broadway’s major productions, such as “Frozen” or “The Lion King” among others, “will not be able to resume,” Broadway spokeswoman Martine Sainvil told AFP, without giving a new date.
But we are happy that some places, including some theaters on Broadway, can reopen their doors and give back to the public a sample of what we have missed so much in these dark months, “he added.
This conditional green light It occurs at a time when the vaccination campaign in the United States is advancing and cases and hospitalizations are reducing both in New York and in other states of the country.
While some states have begun to lift restrictionsLike Texas that announced on Tuesday the end of the mandatory use of the chinstrap, Cuomo called to remain vigilant, in particular due to the uncertainty generated by new variants of the coronavirus.
In my opinion, some states are going too far, too fast, “he said.” You release the restraints too fast and you’ll see the beast rise again. “
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