Bars, restaurants, gyms, and other State Liquor Authority-licensed establishments are able to close at 11 p.m. ET across New York state beginning tonight, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office announced, citing declining coronavirus-related hospitalization and infections rates.
“On Friday, the Governor announced closing times for restaurants and bars would be extended from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. statewide, and this executive order extends that closing time for gyms or fitness centers, casinos, billiards halls, as well as any State Liquor Authority-licensed establishment,” a statement from Cuomo’s office said Sunday.
Over 102,000 first and second doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been administered across the state in the last 24 hours.
“As of 11AM today, New York's health care distribution sites have received 2,192,675 first doses and already administered 89 percent or 1,957,681 first dose vaccinations and 83 percent of first and second doses. The week 10 allocation from the federal government allocation from the federal government begins mid-week,” the governor’s office added.