New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that the state will have a major reopening on May 19, when most capacity restrictions will be lifted. Restaurants, museums, theaters and retail outlets will be allowed to reopen at full capacity, Cuomo told reporters at a briefing. Broadway will also be allowed to reopen fully, but theaters are not expected to open before September. Sports arenas will continue to operate at 33% capacity. Cuomo also said the subway will resume operating 24/7 starting on May 17. The MTA will continue to enforce pandemic cleaning protocols, he said.
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