NYC Indoor Dining to Resume February 12 at 25 Percent – Two Days Earlier than Originally Planned
NY Governor Cuomo announced that indoor dining can resume on Friday, February 12, 2021 at a capacity of 25%; two days earlier than his original declaration.
This comes as the city and state has seen a continued decrease in the daily numbers and weekly averages of positivity rates and hospitalizations.
“We were planning to open the restaurants in New York City, 25 percent indoor dining on Valentine’s Day,” said the Governor. “have made the point that they’d like to open a couple of days earlier so they can be ready for Valentine’s Day, get the staff oriented, get supplies into the restaurants, and that’s a reasonable request. So, we’ll start indoor dining on Friday at 25 percent. That will go into effect on Friday. They can go to 25 percent on Friday and they’ll be ready for that weekend and for Valentine’s Day. Crossing out Valentine’s Day is not really accurate. Valentine’s Day should be a big restaurant day but we’ll open 25 percent indoor dining in New York City on Friday before Valentine’s Day so they’ll have a big Valentine’s Day.”