NY increases capacity for gyms, offices, casinos and large-scale outdoor event venues
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced increased capacity for large-scale outdoor event venues, casinos and gaming facilities, gyms and fitness centers, and offices.
Cuomo on Monday cited failing Covid-19 positivity rates and increased vaccinations for the changes.
“We are increasing the capacity limits throughout several industries, including gyms outside of New York City, casinos, offices and large-scale outdoor event venues,” Cuomo said. “This is all great news, but we are not out of the woods yet.”
The changes announced by Cuomo include:
- Large-scale outdoor event venues can increase spectator capacity from 20 to 33 percent beginning May 19.
- Casinos and gaming facilities can increase capacity from 25 to 50 percent beginning May 15.
- Offices can increase capacity from 50 to 75 percent beginning May 15.
- Gyms/fitness centers outside of New York City can increase capacity from 33 to 50 percent beginning May 15.