Area Eateries Can Open to 75% Occupancy March 19
Area restaurants will be allowed to increase capacity to 75% starting March 19. The governor’s office reports data has shown that restaurants can operate safely and in accordance with strict health protocols.
Currently restaurants are limited to 50% occupancy. Masking and social distancing requirements remain unchanged. The new rule applies to restaurants outside of New York City where capacity will continue to be capped at 35%.
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